90 Miles From Tyranny : Attkisson: Obama Officials 'Bully and Threaten' Journalists, Free Press

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Attkisson: Obama Officials 'Bully and Threaten' Journalists, Free Press

Testifying at the confirmation hearing for Attorney General-nominee Loretta Lynch on Thursday, investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson expressed concern about the “serious, long-term damage to a supposedly free press” by the Obama administration, which she claims “bullies and threatens access of journalists who do their jobs, news organizations that publish stories they don’t like, and whistleblowers who dare to tell the truth.”

“The message has already been received: if you cross the administration with perfectly accurate reporting that they don’t like, you will be attacked and punished. You and your sources may be subjected to the kind of surveillance devised for enemies of the state,” Attkisson stated in her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Attkisson, who has worked for CBS News, PBS, and CNN, detailed her personal experience as an investigative reporter dealing with the Obama administration.

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1 comment:

  1. Proof that surrendering and placating does not pacify, just the opposite. But journalists aren't exactly rocket scientists. Trotskyites through history are always surprised that they are up against the wall with the first of the rest. It's a lovely thing.


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