Saturday, April 26, 2014

State Dept's Jen Psaki grilled over 'infringement of press freedom'

The US State Department announced the launch of its third annual "Free the Press" campaign, which will purportedly highlight "journalists or media outlets that are censored, attacked, threatened, or otherwise oppressed because of their reporting." AP reporter Matthew Lee grilled Jen Psaki about the contradiction of its press freedom campaign and the James Risen case at the briefing, repeatedly asking if the government considers press freedom issues in the United States the same way it does abroad.

No comments:

Post a Comment