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Prof. Kennedy fears the DOJ review of the AP’s phone records sets a bad precedent

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It might be legal but is it “the right thing to do?” Professor Dan Kennedy questions the  Department of Justice’s decision to obtain phone records of the Associated Press in an interview on Fox News, May15.  He fears that this action will interfere with the press’ ability to do its job.  The press sometimes grants anonymity to sources. Kennedy said the AP believes that as many as 100 anonymous sources might be compromised as a result.

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