journalists

President Obama attends the White House Correspondent's dinner. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Jokes About Health Care Stumble At WHCD

President make jokes about Healthcare.gov, takes playful jabs at political rivals during annual White House Correspondent’s dinner.

05/03/2014

The Justice Department violated its own rules when it secretly seized records for thousands of phone calls to and from journalists for The Associated Press as part of a leak investigation, the head of the company said Wednesday. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

AP President: Journalists ‘Under Attack’ Worldwide

The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are “increasingly under attack” by people trying to influence and control the news.

04/07/2014

Anja Niedringhaus took this 2009 photo of a Palestinian boy standing near a destroyed house in the Gaza Strip.  (ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Photographer Killed, Journalist Wounded In Afghanistan

An Afghan police commander opened fire on their vehicle, killing Anja Niedringhaus and wounding Kathy Gannon.

04/04/2014

Governments that try to force citizens to decide between a free press and national security create a "false choice" that weakens democracy, and journalists must fight increasing government overreach that has had a chilling effect on efforts to hold leaders accountable, the president and CEO of The Associated Press said. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

AP CEO: Press Freedom v. National Security A ‘False Choice’

Governments that try to force citizens to decide between a free press and national security create a “false choice” that weakens democracy, and journalists must fight increasing government overreach that has had a chilling effect on efforts to hold leaders accountable, the president and CEO of The Associated Press said.

10/20/2013

The conviction of Pfc. Bradley Manning shows that journalists must fight to keep their sources safe, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday, urging other media organizations to follow his group's lead in advocating aggressively on leakers' behalf. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Assange: Journalists Must Advocate For Leakers

The conviction of Pfc. Bradley Manning shows that journalists must fight to keep their sources safe, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday, urging other media organizations to follow his group’s lead in advocating aggressively on leakers’ behalf.

07/30/2013

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