Topic: “Freedom of the Press”

Posted in Behind the News

Editorials criticize FBI’s impersonation

, by Paul Colford

The FBI’s recent admission that it fabricated an Associated Press story and impersonated an AP reporter during an investigation of bomb threats in the Seattle area continues to generate criticism of the agency’s actions.

Posted in Announcements

AP CEO demands answers from DOJ and FBI

, by Erin Madigan White

Protesting the FBI’s impersonation of an Associated Press reporter, AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt today demanded answers from Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director James Comey.

Posted in Announcements

AP ‘outraged’ by FBI impersonation

, by Erin Madigan White

One week after it was reported that the FBI had fabricated an Associated Press story during a 2007 investigation, the bureau’s director has revealed that the agency also impersonated an AP reporter during the probe.

Posted in Announcements

AP decries FBI fabrication of news story

, by Erin Madigan White

Responding to the news this week that the FBI had fabricated an Associated Press story during a 2007 investigation, the AP expressed serious concern to Attorney General Eric Holder.

Posted in Behind the News

8 ways the Obama administration is blocking information

, by Erin Madigan White

The fight for access to public information has never been harder, Associated Press Washington Bureau Chief Sally Buzbee said recently at a joint meeting of the American Society of News Editors, the Associated Press Media Editors and the Associated Press Photo Managers. The problem extends across the entire federal government and is now trickling down to state and local governments.

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