Tag Archives: press freedom

SF Police Sow Suspicion of Media

SF police sow suspicion of media: The heavy-handed seizure of a freelance reporter’s records and devices is a gross violation of federal rules, writes Kelly McBride.

“By continuing to argue publicly that their raid was justified, and that this particular journalist is a bad person who shouldn’t be trusted, the SFPD adds to the public confusion over the role of the press,” she writes.

 

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DOJ Seizes Reporter’s DATA

DOJ seizes reporter’s records: Pete Vernon takes a cautious stance on the justice department’s seizure of a New York Times reporter’s records.

“The press freedom issues raised by the case aren’t new, and they aren’t limited to the current administration,” he writes.