Lawsuit seeks details of Trump administration’s policies on surveilling journalists

Washington Post

When can the FBI obtain a reporter’s phone records? The rules remain hidden, despite public records requests.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/11/29/lawsuit-seeks-details-of-trump-administrations-policies-on-surveilling-journalists/

Has Trump made it easier to spy on journalists?

Intercept

Has Trump Made It Easier to Spy on Journalists? Lawsuit Demands Answers.

Free speech groups have sued to find out what tactics Trump’s Justice Department can use to investigate leaks and journalists.

Source: theintercept.com/2017/11/29/trumps-rules-for-spying-on-journalists-sought-in-federal-lawsuit/

Contractor charged in NSA document leak case

The Washington Post

Contractor charged in NSA document leak case

The charge against a 25-year-old woman is the first leak prosecution of the Trump administration.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/contractor-charged-in-nsa-document-leak-case/2017/06/05/41144b0e-4a37-11e7-a186-60c031eab644_story.html

Leakers in the Trump administration may have trouble invoking Obama’s whistleblower protections

Quartz Media

Leakers in the Trump administration may have trouble invoking Obama’s whistleblower protections

There’s no sign the leaks are going to slow down.

Source: qz.com/990932/us-government-employees-blowing-the-whistle-on-the-trump-administration-are-protected-by-an-obama-era-law/

The government is spying on journalists to find leakers

New York Post

The government is spying on journalists to find leakers

There was a big ruckus four years ago when the Associated Press announced that telephone records for 20 of its reporters had been subpoenaed by the Justice Department.

Source: nypost.com/2017/05/31/the-government-is-spying-on-journalists-to-find-leakers/