Topic: “Freedom of Information”

Posted in Announcements

AP statement on DOJ review of media guidelines

, by Erin Madigan White

“The Associated Press is gratified that the Department of Justice took our concerns seriously. The description of the new guidelines released today indicates they will result in meaningful, additional protection for journalists. We’ll obviously be reviewing them more closely when the actual language of the guidelines is released, but we are heartened by this step.”

Erin Madigan White
Senior Media Relations Manager
The Associated Press

Posted in Announcements

AP CEO lays out 5 measures to ensure press freedom

, by Erin Madigan White

In the wake of a secret seizure of AP journalists’ phone records by the U.S. Department of Justice last month, Associated Press President and CEO Gary Pruitt said the overbroad action is already having a chilling effect on journalism.