How Bad Is It?
Seymour Hersh, Bill Keller, Bob Woodward, Len Downie and others on the Bush administration and the press.
The Press and Subpoenas: An Overview
Since 2001, dozens of subpoenas have been issued to journalists for sources and information on a range of stories, including the war on terror, steroids abuse in sports and business investigations. Is this evidence of a new political climate in which the press is at risk of losing its legal protections? What does a breakdown of the numbers and varieties of subpoenas add up to? FRONTLINE spent a few months looking into these questions, and here's what it found.
The Press's Legal Battles
Some recent criminal and civil cases that are seen as challenging the press's role as a watchdog on government -- with an update on the BALCO case.
Readings & Links
The best of the Web on "Plamegate" and WMD reporting; the Bush administration and the press; and the reporter's privilege under attack in the BALCO leak investigation and the case of blogger Josh Wolf.