Press advocates slam troop fatality rules

Press advocates slam troop fatality rules

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Press advocates say regulations banning embedded journalists in Afghanistan from publishing photographs or video of dead U.S. troops are unfair.

Reporter held in contempt in anthrax case

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington held a newspaper reporter in contempt of court for not identifying sources who named a suspect in the 2001 anthrax attack.

Majority think federal govt too secretive

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A poll done for the American Society of Newspaper Editors finds 59 percent of U.S. citizens think the federal government is too secretive.

Pa. seizes newspaper hard drives

LANCASTER, Pa., March 13 (UPI) -- The state of Pennsylvania seized four computer hard drives from a newspaper in an investigation into alleged unauthorized use of a law enforcement Web site.

Group challenges court's hidden docket

MIAMI, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A watchdog group representing several U.S. media and legal organizations is challenging an alleged secret docketing system in Miami federal court.

Writer Vanessa Leggett released from jail

HOUSTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Writer Vanessa Leggett was released from jail Friday after spending more than five months behind bars for refusing to turn over her notes to federal authorities
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