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A Report on the Growing Government-Media Conflict Over Secrecy, Leaks

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The growing conflicts between the federal government and the media involving secrecy, information leaks and threats to prosecute journalists are explored in a new report for the First Amendment Center by University of Chicago law professor Geoffrey R. Stone. The report explores what public employees can legally tell the press, discusses criminal punishment for publication of classified material, and examines the issue of “who is a journalist?” (1/26/07)