Journalists on the government's blacklist
David Sirota Published 8:21 pm, Thursday, August 21, 2014 As states move to hide details of…
Georgia (Aug 22, 2014) —
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Published 8:21 pm, Thursday, August 21, 2014
As states move to hide details of government deals with Wall Street, and as politicians come up with new arguments to defend secrecy, a study released this month revealed that many government information officers block specific journalists they don't like from accessing information. The news comes as 47 federal inspectors general sent a letter to lawmakers criticizing "serious limitations on access to records" that they say have impeded their oversight work.
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