INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Associated Press Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll says she is looking forward to the start of new Obama administration efforts to provide better press protections, months after the widespread collection of AP phone records.
Department of Justice officials acknowledged in the spring they seized records for 21 AP phone lines during an investigation into who provided information for an AP story in May 2012 on a foiled al-Qaida bomb plot in Yemen.
Carroll criticized the "overly broad" nature of the information the government gathered but praised the administration's decision to approve a new policy protecting journalists after widespread public criticism.
Carroll's comments came during a discussion at the Associated Press Media Editors' 80th annual conference in Indianapolis on the question of whether journalism can be a crime.
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A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York on December 11, 2013.
Travel advisory for Southern Erie County. Travel ban in North Collins. Travelers advised to avoid I-90 between Exit 57 and Exit 61. More info:
Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.
One third of Canadians receive their mail straight to their door but that will soon be changing. Canada Post will phase out their door-to-door delivery over the next five years.