Must-reads of the week

Obama's war on journalism

Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and other miscellany) on the Internet, here are your can’t-miss must-reads of the past week:

Obama’s war on leaks undermines investigative journalism — “[T]he most militant I have seen since the Nixon administration”

The New York Times told me to take this down — “If you wouldn’t mind using another publication to advertise your infringement tool, we’d appreciate it”

In AP, Rosen investigations, government makes criminals of reporters — “[A]s flagrant an assault on civil liberties as anything done by George W. Bush’s administration”

A word from our sponsor — Public television’s attempts to placate David Koch

The cartography of bullshit — Max Fisher and the problem with foreign-affairs blogging

Obama DOJ formally accuses journalist in leak case of committing crimes — Yet another serious escalation of the Obama administration’s attacks on press freedoms emerges

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