Wednesday, June 5, 2013

On The Record With Attorney General Eric Holder

 Attorney General Eric Holder’s off-the-record invitation to discuss guidelines for handling investigations of leaks involving journalists caused a divide between news media.

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), swimming against the tide, was the only independent minority journalism organization to accept Monday’s meeting.
NAHJ must engage in any conversation that affects journalists. Simply put, how can we help shape policy if we are not at the table? Once at his office we asked and to his credit, Mr. Holder accepted the meeting be on-the-record. NAHJ has been critical of the DOJ secretly obtaining the Associated Press reporter and editor phone records.

Here's the message I sent members following the meeting with the Attorney General:

La NAHJ al fiscal general Eric Holder: Los periodistas no deben ser tildados como criminales por realizar su constitucionalmente protegido servicio a la comunidad:

Here's the Op-Ed I wrote for Fox News Latino:

Here are other articles written about the meeting:

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