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Journalists discuss impact of AP phone record grab by DOJ
The Medill Watchdog interviewed a number of journalists last week, including Ellen Shearer and Josh Meyer of the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative, about the impact of the Justice Department's seizure of phone records from the Associated Press. It is believed authorities wanted the phone records as part of an investigation into AP coverage of a CIA operation in Yemen.
Experts join NSJI advisory panelThree respected national security journalists from the Washington Post, Foreign Policy and the Associated Press have been added to the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative's professional advisory board. Details.
Students receive scholarships to investigate food securityThe 10 students in the National Security Reporting Project will focus on the national security implications of food security—how it is grown, bought and sold internationally and used to prevent hunger, famine, disease and conflict. → Full Details
Listen to advice on whistleblowersVisit the audio archive of our May 29 webinar with Dan Meyer, the Pentagon's director of whistleblowing and transparency, and review the slides he showed.
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Foreign policy can be generally defined as the way in which one nation interacts with other nations. The United States’ foreign policy affects a multitude of national security issues including imports and exports, the war on drugs and the price of oil. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have frequently slammed each other’s foreign policies. Aside from the divisive rhetoric, the two appear to have more similarities than differences. China: Obama is now … (Continue reading . . .)