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White House makes Reporting from Gulf a Felony

July 12, 2010 Politisite 0

The Press has to stay away from the Gulf Spill 65 feet from any area the Coast Guard determines… The press might impede progress… oh like when the President visits? Effectively reporting on the Gulf oil spill is now a Class D felony, punishable by a fine of up to $40,000. That’s right, the most transparent administration in history has made it a felony, effective July 1, to get within […]

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Journalist for hire $5000 to investigate Journalists

February 23, 2010 Politisite 0

After decades of digging into the Church of Scientology, reporters and editors at the St. Petersburg Times are accustomed to being denounced by its leaders. But they find it unsettling that three veteran journalists — a Pulitzer Prize winner, a former “60 Minutes” producer and the former executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors — are taking the church's money to examine the paper's conduct. Although the journalists have promised […]