The DoJ's report on "news media policies," first discussed by Charlie Savage, is online here via the Huffington Post. Here's the part that looks new:
Dear reader, can you think of any recent warrant that fits this description? Why, you're probably thinking of the warrant that named Fox News' James Rosen as a "co-conspirator" in an investigation of a State Department leak, prying from a judge the right to read Rosen's Gmail account.
This change of heart happened with remarkable speed. Only three weeks ago, Eric Holder was calling the investigation that ensnared Rosen "necessary and appropriate."
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