On February 22, the ACLU of South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit against one of the most restrictive "prison media access" policies in the United States.
Jamil Jaffer is a former official at the U.S. Justice Department under President George W. Bush, and he is a current/former member of multiple national security think tanks populated with former officials of the CIA and Pentagon. He appeared on PBS's "Newshour" program on
The U.S. Justice Department is sending a clear signal to the news media that prosecutors will not hesitate to aid a powerful or influential corporation in suppressing investigative journalism.
Journalists trying to cover the biggest world press freedom case of the 21st century have struggled to do their jobs.
Kevin Gosztola, author of "Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange," discusses what is at stake for Assange in the appeal hearing before the British High Court of Justice on February 20-21. For 15 years, Kevin has been covering issues of government secrecy. He was one
Although the abusive treatment Assange will likely endure in U.S. custody isn't a focus of this upcoming appeal hearing, it still matters.