The Archive Weighs in on Justice Department Seizure of AP Phone Records
Are you interested in the Justice Department’s seizure of journalist phone records and its broader ramifications? We certainly are. The move is reportedly part of an ongoing investigation into leaks of classified information, and is already receiving harsh criticism. For a discussion of the seizure’s fallout and implications for both the media and the government, check out Archive Executive Director Tom Blanton’s latest appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi Show. Blanton appears with Lucy Dalglish, Dean of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, to debate the DOJ’s gathering of two months’ worth of phone logs that list outgoing calls made by writers and editors.