Leak Investigations Triple Under Trump, Sessions Says

New York Times

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday that the Justice Department is pursuing about three times as many leak investigations as were open at the end of the Obama era, a significant devotion of resources to hunt down disclosures that have plagued the Trump administration.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/04/us/politics/jeff-sessions-trump-leaks-attorney-general.html?_r=0

U.S. Dept. of Justice plan to reconsider subpoena guidelines threatens journalism and the public’s right to know


The New England First Amendment Coalition on Friday expressed strong concern over plans by the U.S. Department of Justice to revisit internal guidelines intended to protect journalists against federal subpoenas.

Source: http://nefac.org/news/u-s-dept-justice-plan-reconsider-subpoena-guidelines-threatens-journalism-publics-right-know/