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May 22, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Justice’s Seizure of AP’s Phone Records Threatens Press Freedom



DB on Moyers The Justice Department’s seizure of records for 20 phone lines of Associated Press reporters and editors is only the latest in a continued attack on press freedoms, according to POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

May 21, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Memo Leaked to Retaliate Against Fast and Furious Whistleblower



Dennis Burke A former top federal prosecutor leaked an internal memo to retaliate against the lead whistleblower in the Fast and Furious gun-smuggling scandal, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

May 16, 2013

By Andre Francisco

White House Brings Back Bill to Shield Journalists



Whistleblower Protections In the wake of the AP phone records scandal, the White House is reviving a bill that would protect journalists from revealing their sources, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

May 15, 2013

By Andre Francisco

AP Case Throws More Doubt on Obama’s Whistleblower Policies



Whistleblower Protections The news that the Justice Department reviewed a broad range of Associated Press phone records in an effort to track down a national security leak is yet another indication of the Obama administration’s overzealous prosecution of leakers and whistleblowers.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

May 14, 2013

By POGO Guest Blogger

The Whistleblower Who Wouldn't Go Away



Airport Security Seven years after publicly blasting the TSA, a former air marshal might finally be getting his job back

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

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