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News Corp. Says It Was Not Told of Subpoena for Reporterís Phone Records
New York Times ^ | May 26, 2013 | AMY CHOZICK

Posted on 05/26/2013 10:37:32 PM PDT by Seizethecarp

News Corporation said on Sunday that it had no record of being notified by the Justice Department nearly three years ago of a subpoena for the telephone records of a reporter at its Fox News cable channel.

The company’s chief legal counsel at the time also said that he had never seen material from the government related to the subpoena.

The Justice Department has signaled that it notified News Corporation on Aug. 27, 2010, that it had seized the phone records of a Fox News reporter — who turned out to be the Washington correspondent James Rosen — after one of his articles had included details of a secret United States report on North Korea.

“While we don’t take issue with the D.O.J.’s account that they sent a notice to News Corp., we do not have a record of ever having received it,” Nathaniel Brown, the spokesman, said.

Lawrence A. Jacobs, who was News Corporation’s chief legal officer until he left in June 2011, said he never saw a notification about the phone records.

“I would have remembered getting a fax from the Justice Department,” Mr. Jacobs said in an interview Sunday. “These are not the kinds of things that happen every day.”

He added, “The first thing I would’ve done would be to call Roger Ailes.”

News Corporation said it had conducted a thorough search of its legal records, including, Mr. Jacobs said, a scan of his e-mails and other relevant materials, and has found nothing related to the investigation. “The inference that I sat on this and didn’t share it with Roger couldn’t be further from the truth,” Mr. Jacobs said.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: 201008; 20100827; ap; bigot; criminal; crookedmidget; doj; ericholder; fox; foxnews; holder; jamesrosen; newscorp; newscorporation; nk; norks; northkorea; pockethoser; racist; rosen; subpoena; threatmatrix; tyranny
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1 posted on 05/26/2013 10:37:32 PM PDT by Seizethecarp
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To: Seizethecarp
Sure they were! Scruffy the janitor signed off on the receipt.

If you give them 6 months they'll come up with a certified pdf of it

2 posted on 05/26/2013 10:43:24 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: Seizethecarp

“A version of this article appeared in print on May 27, 2013, on page B3 of the New York edition with the headline: News Corp. Says It Was Not Told of Subpoena for Reporter’s Phone Records.”

It was linked on the front page down low in the e-NYTimes, but is buried on B3 in the print edition...


3 posted on 05/26/2013 10:53:56 PM PDT by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Seizethecarp

Can’t the House just vote to have the SEALs arrest Eric Holder?


4 posted on 05/26/2013 11:17:40 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Seizethecarp

Why can’t they sue the Justice Department and Attorney Justice Holder personally for violating their rights?


5 posted on 05/27/2013 12:58:53 AM PDT by elhombrelibre
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To: elhombrelibre

Or better yet sue President Obama for not faithfully executing the US Constitution?


6 posted on 05/27/2013 1:00:29 AM PDT by elhombrelibre
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To: rawcatslyentist

Hey, it says “the Justice Department signaled that (it had informed News Corp).” Maybe they used smoke signals and they just blew away.

Disgusting. The Times can’t even bring itself to say that Holder was lying about his lying.


8 posted on 05/27/2013 3:04:18 AM PDT by livius
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To: Seizethecarp
I remember a few years back, while managing a department in a large corporation, being told to buy some totally unnecessary walk through curtains for a conference room in order to minimize eye injuries. I dutifully sent a note to our purchasing clerk telling her to order them. I then verbally told her to ignore the note. I commented that I was willing to accept criticism that my organization was incompetent, over criticism that my organization wasted resources. No one ever noticed that the curtains were never installed. In fact, a nearby area received so much derision for installing such curtains that they immediately removed them.

The same could be true of Holder. An order to notify Fox, ordered with a "wink-wink", was never delivered.

9 posted on 05/27/2013 4:56:00 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Seizethecarp
i don't trust news corp.
10 posted on 05/27/2013 6:43:41 AM PDT by Drawn7979
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To: Drawn7979

Well, what news agency do you trust?


11 posted on 05/27/2013 7:05:07 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

so the MSM got their talking point from the white house about FOX and are making it out that FOX knew all along and they were not targeted as much as first thought


12 posted on 05/27/2013 7:41:57 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Seizethecarp

“Consistent with Department of Justice policies and procedures, the government provided notification of those subpoenas nearly three years ago by certified mail, facsimile and e-mail.”

The unidentified source later confirmed that, “we also provided a certified copy of President Obama’s birth certificate.”

It appears that forger was having a buy 3 get one free special on fake “official” documents at the time.

I am just kidding...


13 posted on 05/27/2013 7:58:49 AM PDT by vg0va3
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To: manc

“the government provided notification of those subpoenas nearly three years ago by certified mail, facsimile and e-mail.”

That means they have signed receipts from Fox. So it is easy, DOJ. Produce the receipts signed by the Fox official.


14 posted on 05/27/2013 8:04:04 AM PDT by vg0va3
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

In a word, no.


15 posted on 05/27/2013 8:28:37 AM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (Democrats are experts at redefining words.)
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To: vg0va3

true and so FOX should say put up or shut up and then report how many in the media are just using the lying talking points of this administration in order to cover for their messiah and this administration


16 posted on 05/27/2013 10:24:51 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Drawn7979

Yeah, trust Holder’s DOJ instead. That makes sense.


17 posted on 05/27/2013 10:51:51 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Seizethecarp
It was "double-secret probation"!


18 posted on 05/27/2013 12:27:53 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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19 posted on 05/27/2013 12:59:00 PM PDT by RedMDer (You are Free Republic. There are no outside influences. Just us, all of us. Please donate today!)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
Drawn7979 - Since Mar 5, 2013

Probably MSNBC

20 posted on 05/27/2013 2:54:12 PM PDT by Robert DeLong (u)
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