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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
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Fox News' Greta Van Susteren is staying, but Megyn Kelly moving to prime time

Mediaite | GretaWire | Politico | New York Times While Greta Van Susteren is denying Mediaite's report that she went looking for a position with CNN, her Fox News coworker Megyn Kelly, who is expecting her third child, is gearing up for a move to prime time. In a very brief blog post Tuesday, Van Susteren addressed Andrew Kirell's Monday item claiming that "according to our high-level sources within CNN, the Fox host initiated several meetings with CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker earlier this spring, inquiring about a potential return to CNN." The On The Record host wrote: I am not going anywhere. I have a long term contract with Fox  and it is for a show in “prime time.” Done, ok? (And by the way, don’t you love the courage of the anonymous sources? and those who then speculate from there? ) Read More