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News Media / Leaks and Government #1044770

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 26, 2013
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Senator Charles Schumer's call for rules on the investigation of government leaks to the media reported.

(Washington: Michael Isikoff) The disclosure the Justice Department seized phone records of AP reporters and a Fox news journalist, James Rosen, examined; details given about Rosen's e-mail records and a leak of classified information about the computer virus used to disrupt the Iranian nuclear program. [On "Face the Nation," Senator Tom COBURN†- criticizes Attorney General Eric Holder.] [George Washington University professor Frank SESNO†- says the public cannot condone a campaign against journalism.] The news media and the Pentagon Papers and watergate recalled. [Former Justice Department spokesman Matthew MILLER†- says it is now easier to track leaks.]

Holt, Lester;
Isikoff, Michael

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