Some of the sites used the logos of major news organizations to fool users into thinking they were reading real news reports.
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Despite consternation about Wikileaks' massive dump of State Department memos, most leaks are still legal — and the New York Times apparently thinks such unauthorized disclosures from whistleblowers inside the government may be essential to journalism and democracy.
Many publications and groups schedule special stories, reports, panels, or events during this week to promote freedom of information and to exercise their First Amendment rights. Find suggestions at the American Society of News Editors' official Sunshine Week website.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 22 other news media groups intervened in a case where AT&T had challenged the Federal Communications Commission's ruling that exemption 7c of the Freedom of Information Act did not apply to AT&T.