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Press Coverage of DOJ Lacks in Analysis and Objectivity

by Matthew L. Schafer On Thursday and Friday of this week, Attorney General Eric Holder met with various news organizations after revelations surfaced about the DOJ’s aggressive investigations of national security leaks.  During the investigations, the DOJ in one instance … Continue reading

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Top Ten: A Year in Media as Told by LWR

by Matthew L. Schafer Major developments made the last six months of 2010 an exciting time to follow the ever-changing media landscape. From the passage of net neutrality to the Wikileaks’ saga to a call for defunding public media, 2010 … Continue reading

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Subpoenas Against Media Recently Top 3,000, It’s Time to Pass the Shield Bill SPJ Says

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday Kevin Smith, president of the Society of Professional Journalists, wrote an open editorial advocating for the passage of a federal shield law that is currently sitting in the Senate.  The House version of the … Continue reading

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