CommonDreams – Supreme Court Sides With DOJ In Attack On Press Freedom – 2 June 2014

common-dreamsSupreme Court Sides with DOJ in Attack on Press Freedom

Rejection of federal appeal by New York Times reporter James Risen seen as crushing blow to investigative journalism

– Jon Queally, staff writer

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday “effectively sided with the government” against embattled New York Times journalist James Risen by rejected his appeal of a lower court ruling challenging the Justice Department’s demand that he reveal a confidential source.

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