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Sharyl Attkisson is suing the government

Politico | Fox News Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson has filed suit against the U.S. Department of Justice for illegal surveillance allegedly conducted while she was reporting on the government, multiple sources reported Monday. Attkisson told Fox News' Howard Kurtz she and her attorneys have evidence tying the government to various surveillance attempts including monitoring the … Read More
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Cell Sets Fire to Pillow, Story Sets Fire to TV Station Website

A news report about a small fire with no injuries took the internet by storm last week. The question is why. The story is about a Dallas area teen who says her cellphone caught fire beneath her pillow as she slept The teen went to sleep with her Samsung Galaxy S4 under her pillow and awoke to a smouldering mess, … Read More
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What the DOJ's new guidelines mean for journalists

The U.S. Department of Justice's new revised guidelines tightening government access to journalists' records officially take effect this week. Yet the protections are not absolute, leaving some important exceptions in the hands of the Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder to circumvent the safeguards, particularly when it comes to classified information deemed potentially harmful. The guidelines specifically aim to shield journalists from “certain law enforcement tools,” the department noted, including subpoenas, court orders and search warrants that “might unreasonably impair ordinary newsgathering activities." Read More