Monday, October 24, 2005

FW: MEDIA SAVVY - PLAME AND ABLE DANGER: THE WAR OVER INFORMATION

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October 24, 2005

PLAME AND ABLE DANGER: THE WAR OVER INFORMATION

Although you'd never know it from the torrent of words spoken and written thus far, no one but Peter Fitzgerald and his extraordinarily close-mouthed team of prosecutors really knows much yet about what turn the celebrated Plame case will take this week. Two things are clear, however: first, that the leaks Fitzgerald is investigating can best be understood as part of an ongoing, wide-ranging pattern of "information warfare" practiced by the Bush-Cheney Administration; and second, that investigation itself, having begun as a narrow look at a specific leak, can now best be understood as part of a broad attack on the public's right to know.

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http://www.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?key=47491277&url_num=4&url=http://www.roryoconnor.org/blog/index.php?p=145

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LEAK CASE RENEWS QUESTIONS ON WAR'S RATIONALE

The legal and political stakes are of the highest order, but the investigation into the disclosure of a covert C.I.A. officer's identity is also just one skirmish in the continuing battle over the Bush administration's justification for the war in Iraq.

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http://mediachannel.org/blog/node/1554

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NEWSDISSECTOR BLOG: WHEN THE RIGHT TURNS ON THE RIGHT

The Birds Are on the Way Miller Mania Report from Frankfurt Book Fair

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http://www.newsdissector.com/blog/2005/10/24/when-the-right-turns-on-the-right/

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Sorry about the short Savvy News - feeling very fever savvy today

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- David

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