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James Risen (born c. 1955) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist for The New York Times who previously worked for the Los Angeles Times. He has written or co-written many articles concerning U.S. government activities and is the author or co-author of two books about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and a book about the American public debate about abortion.

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When President Barack Obama wasn't slapping Fox News around, his administration was spying on reporters or, as one official admitted, misleading them on the Iran deal. reporter James Risen of The New York Times called the administration "the greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation" because of threatening a ...
Sterling's case drew nationwide attention because the Obama-era Department of Justice unsuccessfully tried to force the reporter, James Risen, to divulge the identity of his sources for "State of war," a book in which he revealed the CIA had botched a covert operation against Iran's nuclear program.

journalist James Risen sent shockwaves through the media earlier this week with his lengthy account on The Intercept detailing how the United States government influenced The New York Times to suppress his reporting. The piece, "The Biggest secret: My Life as a New York Times reporter in the ...
We spend the hour with former New York Times reporter James Risen, who left the paper in August to join The Intercept as senior national security correspondent. This week, he published a 15,000-word story headlined "The Biggest secret: My Life as a New York Times reporter in the Shadow of the war ...
It would be nice if the Washington press might spend a few minutes putting aside the Michael Wolff excerpts and instead read Pulitzer Prize winning former New York Times reporter James Risen's understated and compelling cri de coeur in The Intercept, "The Biggest secret: My Life as a New York Times ...
James Risen, a former New York Times reporter who is now The Intercept's senior national security correspondent, says the erosion of press freedom can be traced back a decade, but most recently in thanks in part to the attitude of the Obama administration. "I was sitting in the nearly empty restaurant of ...

James Risen had already been writing about Osama bin Laden for several years when the 9/11 hijackers brought the twin towers crashing down. A national security reporter for the New York Times with a web of sources within the CIA, Risen was well positioned to expose some of the most crucial stories ...
James Risen is a legend in the world of investigative and national security journalism. As a reporter for the New York Times, Risen broke some of the most important stories of the post 9/11 era, from the warrantless surveillance against Americans conducted under the Bush-Cheney administration, to black ...
Pulitzer Prize-Winner James Risen Leaving The New York Times. The veteran journalist, who waged a long press-freedom battle, is taking a buyout as part of the newsroom's reorganization. By Michael Calderone ...
The newspaper's interactions with administration officials, and Harman's role, were described by former Times reporter James Risen this month in the Intercept, the investigative publication where he now works. Risen said he and Times colleague Eric Lichtblau had learned in the summer of 2004 that the ...
In January 2006, New York Times correspondents Eric Lichtblau and James Risen revealed the existence of a warrantless CIA program that examined the financial records of American citizens suspected of terrorist involvement. The story appeared almost simultaneously in several other papers, triggering a ...
This was reported by James Risen, and Jeffrey Sterling now sits in prison for allegedly being Risen's source. The Trump White House has openly expressed a desire to claim that Iran has violated the 2015 nuclear agreement, but has produced no evidence. The push to attack Iran has been on for so long ...
... The New Press (revised edition), 2012; "capitalism: A Ghost Story" by Arundhati Roy, Haymarket Books, 2014; "Pay Any Price" by James Risen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014; "Dark money: The Hidden History of the billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right" by Jane Mayer, Doubleday, 2016; ...
So many of the major ongoing fights among those opposed to Donald Trump concern how best to adjust to norms being breached and rules being broken. Do you shift your own code of conduct in response, or do you uphold the old standards, even if it allows the enemy to take advantage of you? The latest ...
Even though she's spent her career as a journalist, enjoying all the protections of the First Amendment--her colleague at the Times, James Risen, wasn't nearly as lucky under the Obama administration--Greenhouse is fully on-board with a governmental attempt to force unconscionable speech out of ...
At the end of Pay Any Price: greed, Power, and Endless war, former New York Times investigative reporter James Risen wrote: "[This book] is my answer to how best to challenge the government's draconian efforts to crack down on aggressive reporting and suppress the truth in the name of ceaseless war.
TIMM: This is James Risen. You may know him as the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times. Long before anybody knew Edward Snowden's name, Risen wrote a book in which he famously exposed that the NSA was illegally wiretapping the phone calls of Americans. But it's another ...

While serving in the army, Cotton wrote a letter calling for New York Times reporters Eric Lichtblau and James Risen to be prosecuted for espionage, in response to their investigation on how the government tracks money laundering by terrorists. This is the worst possible person you could put in charge of a ...
He was fine, even if not asked about the Obama administration's own debatable record on press access (and even seeking to prosecute them for leaks). As longtime investigative reporter James Risen wrote last year in The New York Times, "If Donald J. Trump decides as president to throw a whistle-blower ...
Laura Handman, partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; James Risen, investigative journalist for The Intercept and First Look Media; Helle Dale ...
Nov. 7, 2017 (EIRNS)--The Intercept published an article today under the byline of James Risen and Duncan Campbell, which states that Bill Binney, the former ...
``Pensacola was the hotbed of the whole movement,'' said James Risen, co-author of the new book ``Wrath of Angels: The American Abortion ...
He went after James Risen, a reporter for the New York Times, and James Rosen, a reporter for Fox News. The DOJ issued a subpoena to ...
But if courts can compel reporters (e.g. ex-Times scribe James Risen) despite First Amendment objections that historically allowed them to ...
Past Lovejoy winners include Bob Woodward, James Risen, Bill Kovach, David Broder, Katharine Graham and Carl T. Rowan. Last year's ...
James Risen, who, as a best-selling author and New York Times reporter, has broken some of the biggest stories of the post-9/11 period, ...
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Risen, who spent seven years fighting off government efforts to force him to reveal a ...
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter James Risen is leaving The New York Times after nearly two decades, a distinguished run that included ...
James Risen is an investigative reporter for The Times and the author of "Pay Any Price: greed, Power and Endless war." Tom Risen is a ...
James Risen is an investigative reporter for The New York Times and the author of "Pay Any Price: greed, Power and Endless war." ...
WASHINGTON -- If Donald J. Trump decides as president to throw a whistle-blower in jail for trying to talk to a reporter, or gets the F.B.I. to spy ...
You may remember the years-long legal battle journalist James Risen underwent in which the government was pressuring him to identify his ...
On a January morning this year, James Risen wrapped his navy wool coat tight against the cold as he walked into the front entrance of the federal courthouse in ...
WASHINGTON -- James Risen, a New York Times reporter, will not be called to testify at a leak trial scheduled to begin this week, lawyers said ...
RAZ: So - all right, let's talk about this James Risen story. So he has this book. And it comes out. And it reveals that the CIA basically handed over blueprints to build a bomb - the bomb - to Iran. Is that what happened, basically? TIMM: Yeah. It's - basically he was writing about a spectacularly botched CIA ...
CIA director Mike Pompeo met late last month with a former U.S. intelligence official who has become an advocate for a disputed theory that the ...
... of a secret Bush administration program (one of those reporters, James Risen, is now a colleague of mine at The Intercept); the same Cotton ...
Past Lovejoy winners include Bob Woodward, James Risen, Bill Kovach, David Broder, Katharine Graham and Carl T. Rowan. Last year's ...
As investigative reporter James Risen lays out so well in his book Pay Any Price, many have recognised the opportunities this never-ending ...
Past Lovejoy winners include Bob Woodward, James Risen, Bill Kovach, David Broder, Katharine Graham and Carl T. Rowan. Before covering ...
Witness the long-running legal battle between the former Times reporter James Risen and prosecutors in a case involving a former C.I.A. officer ...
Risen, New York Times reporter James Risen, who based his reporting in large part on classified documents disseminated by an intelligence ...
James Risen of the New York Times, one of the reporters who was a target of Obama's efforts to force journalists to reveal confidential sources, ...
James Risen of the New York Times, one of the reporters who was a target of Obama's efforts to force journalists to reveal confidential sources, ...
James Risen, who, as a best-selling author and New York Times reporter, has broken some of the biggest stories of the post-9/11 period, ...
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist James Risen, who spent seven years fighting off government efforts to force him to reveal a ...
One person to ask about Obama's disappointing record on free speech is James Risen, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times ...
James Risen of the New York Times, one of the reporters who was a target of Obama's efforts to force journalists to reveal confidential sources, ...
... the current debates over information disclosed by persons such as Edward Snowden and New York Times reporter James Risen are settled, ...
... DOJ in 2011 renewed a subpoena for New York Times journalist James Risen to testify in the leak trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling.


 

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