Justice Department urges SCOTUS to pass up reporter’s privilege case

Josh Gerstein Politico 4/25/2014

The Obama Administration is urging the Supreme Court not to take up New York Times reporter James Risen’s plea to consider overturning a ruling that he must testify about his confidential sources for his reporting about a Central Intelligence Agency effort to undermine Iran’s nuclear program.

In a filing Friday afternoon, […]

NYT reporter: Obama administration the ‘greatest enemy of press freedom’ in a generation

Brendan Bordelon The Daily Caller 3/24/2014

New York Times reporter James Risen called the Obama administration “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation” on Friday, explaining that the White House seeks to control the flow of information and those that refuse to play along “will be punished.”