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Ron Paul – Whistleblowers are the True Heroes and Patriots in America

Posted by on March 17, 2017 in Government, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
Ron Paul – Whistleblowers are the True Heroes and Patriots in America

Ron Paul: “It’s deeply troubling that so many in the news media and in both political parties attack the efforts of whistle-blowers and those who publish their revelations. These individuals risk it all, not for their own wealth and glory, but to inform us of what is being done to us and in our name. Their releases are both heroic and pro-American.”

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Committee to Protect Journalists Report Gauges the Press Freedom Crisis

Posted by on October 12, 2013 in Government, Politics, Whistleblower with 1 Comment
Committee to Protect Journalists Report Gauges the Press Freedom Crisis

It’s nearly impossible to gauge the full impact of harassment of the press. How do you measure the stories that go untold because a journalist felt intimidated? How do you quantify the corruption that won’t be exposed because sources are afraid to talk? When the impact of threats is silence there’s no way to assess what we’re missing.

A threat to press freedom is an assault on our right to know.

A new report from the Committee to Protect Journalists tries to capture the invisible impact of the Obama administration’s troubled relationship with the press. The report, authored by Leonard Downie Jr., former executive editor of the Washington Post, and CPJ’s Sara Rafsky, is the most comprehensive look at how the Obama administration’s actions have deeply damaged press freedom and the public’s access to information.

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