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Barack Obama has pursued the most aggressive \”war on leaks\” since the Nixon administration, according to a report published on Thursday that says the administration\’s attempts to control the flow of information is hampering the ability of journalists to do their jobs.

The author of the study, the former Washington Post executive editor Leonard Downie, says the administration\’s actions have severely hindered the release of information that could be used to hold it to account.

via Obama’s efforts to control leaks ‘the most aggressive since Nixon’, report finds | World news | theguardian.com.

The press is suppose to ask the hard questions.  That’s just basic and expected, yet the very fact that Barry was elected means that our media failed to follow through and now look where we are!