Who Watches the Watchmen?: The Conflict between National Security and Freedom of the Press: The Conflict between National Security and Freedom of the Press by Gary Ross, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Who Watches the Watchmen?: The Conflict between National Security and Freedom of the Press: The Conflict between National Security and Freedom of the Press

Who Watches the Watchmen?: The Conflict between National Security and Freedom of the Press: The Conflict between National Security and Freedom of the Press

by Gary Ross
     
 

Watchmen attempts to answer two significant, timely questions: What is the extent of the threat to national security posed by the media's disclosure of classified information? What are a journalist’s motivations and justifications for publishing this information? The author concludes that the dilemma between withholding information in the interest

Overview

Watchmen attempts to answer two significant, timely questions: What is the extent of the threat to national security posed by the media's disclosure of classified information? What are a journalist’s motivations and justifications for publishing this information? The author concludes that the dilemma between withholding information in the interest of national security and the constitutional guarantee of a free press cannot be “solved”, but can be better understood and more intelligently managed. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932946291
Publisher:
United States Dept. of Defense
Publication date:
06/29/2012
Edition description:
None, first
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Gary Ross is an investigator with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), which oversees the U.S. Intelligence Community. His academic background includes a Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence (MSSI) degree from the National Intelligence University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Michigan State University, with a dual major in Criminal Justice and Psychology. He has completed advanced training at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, the Joint Counter-intelligence Training Academy, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. During his nearly two-decade career in federal law enforcement, Mr. Ross has conducted and supervised criminal, counterintelligence, and counterterrorism investigations and operations with ODNI, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and the Department of Labor. He was a recipient of the Department of Defense Team Award for National Security Investigations in 2007 and the Director of Central Intelligence Team Award for Countering Foreign Denial and Deception in 2003. Mr. Ross is a Special Agent with Department of Homeland Security.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >