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As Obama administration investigates leaks, how is the press affected?

Karen Greenberg in Al Jazeera, October 14, 2013

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters columnist David Rohde and Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law, join Consider This host Antonio Mora to discuss a new study from the Committee to Protect Journalists, "The Obama administration and the press: Leak investigations and surveillance in post-9/11 America."

According to Greenberg, "You have to establish a level of trust between the government and the public, and this level of trust was destroyed by the Bush administration and the Obama administration has not done enough to reestablish it. Until you do that, you can't have an equitable conversation about what the standards are."

Watch the full video here: http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/consider-this/2013/10/a-as-obama-administrationinvestigatesleakshowisthepressaffecteda.html