May 15, 2013
Up to a hundred reporters and editors at the Associated Press have been targeted, in a massive US government surveillance operation against the news service.
AP is calling the monitoring network – created by the Justice Department itself – unprecedented in size and scope, and a gross violation of privacy.
One consequence of this surveillance scandal is that whistleblowers will now think twice, before calling a news desk – that’s according to investigative journalist and historian, Tony Gosling.
This article was posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:22 am