Secrecy and the Press in a Time of War

Gup, Ted
December 2001
Nieman Reports;Winter2001, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p11
Observes what obstructs gathering of news about the United States- (U.S.) led war on terrorism. Why the U.S. government has demonstrated its willingness to invoke secrecy; Issue on U.S. President George W. Bush's threat to limit the lawmakers given access to classified information; Lesson that legislators refuse to learn; Tension between disclosure and secrecy.


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