Associated Press: Sources Won’t Talk Anymore

By: Thursday June 20, 2013 6:14 am

Apparently the war on whistle-blowers is working as the  CEO of the Associated Press now says sources will no longer talk out of fear. It seems the program of intimidation by the Obama Administration is a success. Associated Press president Gary Pruitt on Wednesday slammed the Department of Justice for acting as “judge, jury and [...]

Media Matters Offers Odd Apologetic For Press Spying

By: Friday May 24, 2013 11:25 am

During the Bush years Media Matters offered some of the most insightful and well-researched critiques of the executive branch produced. Now that a Democrat is in the White House the tune has changed and none more so than on executive branch abuses of power. Today, Media Matters offered a dishonest apologetic masquerading as a condemnation of two reported [...]

Holder Approved Search Warrant Of Reporter’s Emails

By: Friday May 24, 2013 6:58 am

While Attorney General Eric Holder may have recused himself in the Associated Press probe he did approve the search warrant for a Fox News reporter’s emails. The information was revealed yesterday as President Obama spoke on his administration’s support for press freedom. Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified [...]

Working the Phones: Activists Directly Calling Target, FCC

By: Wednesday August 4, 2010 12:12 pm

Progressive groups have escalated their actions on two key issues this week, engaging in direct phone campaigns to target a retail business spending in a Minnesota gubernatorial election, and to pressure the FCC to reclassify broadband service so they can regulate it for net neutrality. I noted yesterday that MoveOn was threatening a nationwide boycott [...]

White House Plans Explosion in Mobile Broadband by Making Spectrum Available

By: Tuesday June 29, 2010 6:15 am

Yesterday, the President issued a memorandum making available 500 MHz of spectrum over the next ten years, to be offered at auction for wireless broadband services. It’s part of the implementation of the national broadband strategy laid out by the FCC in a policy document earlier this year. McClatchy has a report: The president’s plan [...]

FCC May Not Need Congress To Reverse Appeals Court Ruling On Regulating Internet

By: Tuesday April 6, 2010 11:10 am

(A clearer explanation of the issues in this post, IMO, is at Balkinization) While the DC Circuit Court ruling on the FCC’s regulation of net neutrality and broadband Internet would appear to require legislative action for reversal, a key litigator in the case tells FDL News that the FCC could, if they chose, work through [...]

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