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Why We Reporters Are Taking Legal Action To Obtain Secret Documents in Terrorism Case

Steve Emerson, executive director of the Investigative Project on Terrorism; author Edwin Black, who has expertise in terrorism issues and I are taking legal action in an attempt to have secret information unsealed in a U.S. terrorism case filed by victims of the intifada in Israel. The Washington Free Beacon reports: Reporters are taking legal […]

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Supporting Independent Investigative Reporting

A few of you have asked if you can donate to this web site to support independent reporting. I very much appreciate the sentiment but here are some alternatives. Please note that a portion of the proceeds of my book “Stonewalled” will support the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information. One fearless program in particular […]

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Six Under-Served Stories Covered by Attkisson

1. Questionable Spending of Federal Disaster Relief Funds After Super Storm Sandy While Residents Still Await Help, Money Spent on Tourism Ads. July 9, 2014 via Sinclair Media   2. Military Injustice? Marine Corps Commandant James Amos and the Urinating on Taliban Video Case What Happened to the U.S. Marines Urinating on the Taliban Case? July 16, […]

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The Solis Recording: Did ex-Obama Labor Secretary Violate Hatch Act?

It’s no small event for a former presidential administration official to be under federal investigation, but there hasn’t seemed to be too much news media interest in the case of Obama’s ex-Labor Secretary Hilda Solis. On Wednesday this week, a White House spokesman told reporters at a press briefing, for the first time, that there’s […]

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Washington Post Follows Up Marine Taliban Urination Story

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:   Share      

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“Why I Left 60 Minutes”

“The big networks say they care about uncovering the truth. That’s not what I saw.” This firsthand account comes from Charles Lewis, the founder of the Center for Public Integrity. Before that he was an ABC News and CBS 60 Minutes producer. He currently teaches journalism at American University School of Communication. Politico excerpts from his […]

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Other Investigations

This page is under development. Livestrong without Lance: a charity that doesn’t contribute to cancer research, July 21, 2013 Undercover Investigation into Republican freshmen fundraising, March 16, 2012 Part of 2013 Emmy Award for Investigative Reporting Suing to stop terror funding, April 21, 2013 Exclusive: Animal care problems at the Smithsonian National Zoo, Dec. 10, […]

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Red Cross Links

Winner of 2003 Emmy Award for Investigative Reporting Alleged waste, fraud or abuse of 9/11 donated funds July 29, 2002 Part 2: Red faces at the Red Cross after internal 9/11 donation audit July 30, 2002 Part 3: Battle inside the Red Cross July 31, 2002 Share      

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