Dow Jones / AP Still Jumping to Conclusions in Libby Case
Two news organizations are asking a federal judge to unseal documents in the CIA leak case, arguing that Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald never needed the testimony of reporters because he knew the source of the leak all along.
The Associated Press and Dow Jones, in court papers filed this week, asked for the release of the sworn statements Fitzgerald gave to justify subpoenas for New York Times reporter Judith Miller and Time magazine reporter Matthew Cooper.
Fitzgerald wanted the reporters’ help in his investigation of the leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame’s identity to syndicated columnist Robert Novak. <more> WARNING: Graphic photo