Press Bristles At Mandate To Use DOL-Issued Computers

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's plan to require journalists to use government-issued computers when reporting economic data would undermine the First Amendment and mark a technological step backward, news executives told Congress on Wednesday — but media organizations and the DOL are working on a compromise.

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform heard from eight witnesses at a hearing on the integrity of the DOL's jobs reporting, including executives from Bloomberg and Reuters, a representative from the Reporters Committee for Freedom...
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