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David B. Grinberg
Participant

Henry, thanks so much for your valuable contributions to this important discussion.

Interesting article from the alleged media victim…

Associated Press (AP): Policy, discretion guide media sources probes (excerpts):

  • “The Justice Department’s latest effort to examine whom journalists are talking to — the secret subpoena of Associated Press phone records from April and May of last year — demonstrates how government investigators are guided more by policy and the judgments of high-ranking officials than by specific laws or, in this case, the need to satisfy an independent federal judge.”

  • “Attorney General Eric Holder said the story was the result of “a very serious leak, a very grave leak.” AP President and Chief Executive Officer Gary Pruitt called the gathering of phone records a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news.”