Obama has already outdone every previous president in pursuing leak prosecutions

New York Times
Scott Shane notes that the president has taken actions that might have provoked sharp political criticism for his predecessor, George W. Bush, who was often in public fights with the press. "I think this administration, like every other administration, is driven to distraction by leaking," says Steven Aftergood.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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