Surprise! Government Bureaucrats Keep Blocking the FOIA Process

Members of a House oversight committee were outraged during a bizarre hearing Tuesday in which congressmen listened to journalists discuss how government agencies intentionally botched formal requests for information. The reporters told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of numerous instances where agencies needlessly delayed, denied or redacted Freedom of Information Act requests. The FOIA guarantees the public access to all government documents, subject only to nine exemptions Read more […]

Reporter says Border Patrol being told ‘Let as Many People Go as Possible’

Former CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson spoke to the Daily Signal about the crisis on the border. “Whether spoken or unspoken, there is a policy coming from the top, that they’re basically to be very lenient and try to let as many people go as possible, that’s what they think, that’s the message they think they’re receiving,” she also added that agents she’s spoken to believe that “they’re being told not to do the job.” Read more […]

Pressure Has Killed Our Free Press

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” – Peter Marshall What defines a free press? Many, if asked that question, would say that a free press is one which operates under its own control, a journalistic community which has no political affiliation. Another possibility is that a free press is one without encumbrances, one that has no master, one that does not cater to one side, but only seeks to know the Read more […]

Sharyl Attkisson’s Computers Hacked – Are Yours Next?

About a month ago, CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson mentioned on a radio interview that she believed her computer had been hacked, and that someone had taken a look around to see what she was working on. Well, now we know that someone did indeed hack into her computer, and that they were clearly rifling through reports that she was working on, as well as removing certain material from her files. CBS news has confirmed that a security firm that they hired “has determined through forensic analysis” Read more […]

Sharyl Attkisson Shows What Happens To A Real Journalist

Politico ran a story that “Sharyl Attkisson has problems”: “The Obama administration won’t answer the CBS News correspondent’s questions because her investigations — into Benghazi, Fast and Furious, Solyndra — often reflect negatively on it. Some colleagues at CBS News, where she has worked for two decades and earned multiple Emmy awards, dismiss her work because they perceive a political agenda. And now, she says, someone may have hacked into her computers. Attkisson’s one piece Read more […]