The Pentagon issues an official response to defense reporters’ concerns that their phone calls and emails might be tapped in order to close leaks:Considering how much the MSM has given this administration a pass in the past, they'd probably like being spied on...
“The Department of Defense does not conduct electronic or physical surveillance of journalists,” Pentagon press secretary George Little wrote in a letter to the Pentagon Press Association, released Friday.
The issue caused concern among some of the Pentagon press corps earlier this summer, when a closed House committee hearing about clamping down on DOD leaks led to a new Pentagon policy to monitor national media reporting for disclosures of classified information. The PPA sent a letter on July 20 asking that the DOD clarify what “monitor” entailed.
Friday, September 07, 2012
Big Brother Isn't Watching You
Funny how we haven't heard a lot from the Left about this: