Will Eric Holder guarantee NSA reporters' first amendment rights? (4 comments)
People know they have a right to know what the government is doing in their names. State secrecy is on the run, while American privacy, long rumored dead, is alive and kicking and wants the fight out in the open -- in the sunlight and in the public square.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
What Is an Assange? Part 2 (3 comments)
Two and a half weeks ago, John Cusack was pleased to help launch the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which aims to promote and help fund independent journalism organizations who aggressively report on issues that the U.S. government considers secret. Here is the second part of his conversation with Jonathan Turley and Kevin McCabe.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
What Is an Assange? (6 comments)
Recently, I sat down with George Washington Law School professor and constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley and my close friend Kevin McCabe to discuss WikiLeaks' impact on transparency, the government's response, and the comparison to the Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg (also a co-founder of the Freedom of the Press Foundation).