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Journalists Blast 'Chilling' Seizure of AP's Records

Journalists Blast 'Chilling' Seizure of AP's Records

(NEWSER– News that the government seized two months of phone records from the Associated Press has drawn blistering criticism of the White House from a wide variety of news organizations, Politico reports. Fox's Greta Van Susteren says the Justice Department's action "sounds like a dragnet to intimidate the media" instead of a criminal investigation, while CNN's John King said the move "sends a chilling message from the government to people in our business and the AP, I think, is justifiably outraged."

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