Today, the Washington Post followed up my report for BlueForceTracker.com about the Marine Taliban urination case. See a link to the new Post report as well as the links to our exclusive investigation and interview with whistleblower Maj. James Weirick here:
Investigative reporter Lisa Myers agrees: media less eager to hold govt. accountable these days.
Another group of journalists has made a plea to the Obama administration to release its grip on public information. In a July 8 letter addressed directly to the president, the Society of Professional Journalists says the administration has taken part in “politically driven suppression of news and information about federal agencies.” “We consider these restrictions […]
Please check blueforcetracker.com tonight at 8pm for our exclusive investigation that some didn’t want you to see. There will be additional interview excerpts posted on this space at SharylAttkisson.com And be sure to watch Al Jazeera America “Consider This” with David Schuster (filling in for Anthony Mora) tonight at 10p for more on this story.
A hearing has been set for tomorrow, July 8, in federal court regarding the attempt by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch to lift the indefinite stay regarding its longstanding Freedom of Information lawsuit in Fast and Furious. Judicial Watch sued the Justice Department for failure to provide public documents that the Obama Administration also is […]
The prestigious Pew Research Center has obtained a Homeland Security document that provides some information on the influx of children from Central America–but doesn’t fill in some important blanks. According to Pew, the government document indicates that “of the thousands of unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S. border in recent months, many can be attributed […]
The Washington Post published an interesting investigation today by Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Ashkan Soltani about how many ordinary Americans are caught up in the NSA dragnet. It’s worth reading in full. Here are a few highlights of the Post article. 1. 9/10 of those in a large cache of NSA-intercepted conversations provided to the Post […]
Tomorrow evening, I plan to post an exclusive interview and report on an interesting story that some don’t want to be told. Keep a look out on this space and, in the meantime, download the Blue Force Tracker application and bookmark BlueForceTracker.com
According to ProPublica in a newly-published article: “Just how badly does the American Red Cross want to keep secret how it raised and spent over $300 million after Hurricane Sandy? The charity has hired a fancy law firm to fight a public request we filed with New York state, arguing that information about its Sandy […]
“FEED THE CHILDREN” CHARITY UNDER FIRE Exclusive: CBS News Investigation into a Billion-Dollar-a-Year Charity That Solicited Aid for Haiti By Sharyl Attkisson – Feb. 18, 2010 “Feed the Children” is perhaps best known by its infomercials featuring founder, the Reverend Larry Jones. “For only $8 a month, you can help feed a child. Would you […]