The Justice Department is pursuing at least two major press investigations, including one believed to be focused on David Sanger’s reporting in a book and in The Times on an American-Israeli effort to sabotage Iranian nuclear works. These tactics will not scare us off, or The A.P., but they could reveal sources on other stories and frighten confidential contacts vital to coverage of government.
The New York Times lashes out against the secret DOJ dragnet of AP phone and email records, saying that the Obama administration has “a chilling zeal for investigating leaks and prosecuting leakers.”

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