Obama and the Press
New America Foundation
Thursday, October 17, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
In an upcoming report, the Committee to Protect Journalists investigates the chilling effect of the Obama administration's war on leaks and other efforts to control information. The report -"The Obama Administration and the Press: Leak investigations and surveillance in post-9/11 America," which is written by Leonard Downie Jr., former Washington Post executive editor and now the Weil Family Professor of Journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication - will be released on Thursday, October 10. The report is CPJ's first comprehensive report on press freedom conditions in the United States.
Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
Leonard Downie Jr.
Weil Family Professor of Journalism, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University
Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Chair, Privacy and Data Security, Covington & Burling LLP
Managing Editor, New America Foundation
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