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The attorney general has released updated guidelines for investigating journalists

Reuters | Associated Press | Department of Justice Changes in the Department of Justice's guidelines for investigating journalists include approval in each case by the attorney general, Julia Edwards reported for Reuters. The changes were announced Wednesday. The new guidelines dictate that the attorney general, not simply a member of the Justice Department staff, must … Read More
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Hollywood to journalism: Delete, delete, delete

Good morning. My name is Kristen Hare and I'll be driving this thing for awhile. Here are 10 media stories. Hollywood is concerned about the ethics and morals of journalism Sony's lawyer sent a letter to news organizations demanding that the documents stolen from the company in the recent hack be "avoided, and destroyed." (The New York Times) … Read More
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NYT corrected Gary Hart story after source's recollection changed

Good morning. Thanks, veterans. Here are 10 media stories. NYT corrects Gary Hart story Former Miami Herald reporter Tom Fiedler disputes the chronology he gave Matt Bai about when he saw Gary Hart's challenge to prove his infidelity. "Therefore, it is likely that the original version of this article, based in large part on Fiedler’s account, referred incorrectly to … Read More