by Madison Ruppert, End The Lie:
The amended version of a new shield law for journalists passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee today, leaving entities like WikiLeaks and independent bloggers unprotected under the law.
Many current and former government officials have expressed contempt for anything even remotely resembling investigative journalism, as seen in the case of a former Obama adviser who argued that Glenn Greenwald is not a journalist.
Even media professionals have expressed similar opinions, with one senior journalist for Time saying he “can’t wait” to justify a drone strike on Julian Assange of WikiLeaks.
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