Thursday, August 8, 2013

FOX News, Rosen, DOJ, Holder, Timeline

6/11/2009
FOXN reporter James Rosen posts story about North Korea on website with words "Sources inside North Korea..."

6/12/2009
FBI investigates: Of the 95 people who saw classified document on North Korea only one spoke on phone with Rosen, State Department intelligence analyst Stephen Kim.

11/9/2009
Search warrant issued for Kim's emails.


5/28/2010
Search warrant issued for James Rosen's emails - personally approved and signed by AG Holder.

U.S. Attorney Ron Machen motion argues that the traditional 30-day notice period does not apply to Rosen as Justice secretly monitors his Gmail account.

8/27/2010
News Corp. lawyer notified by DOJ of Rosen suspicion via certified mail.


10/13/2011
Document filed: Justice Department seized phone records associated with White House staffers and Fox News reporters in the case of Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, former State Department contractor accused of violating the Espionage Act for allegedly leaking classified information to Rosen at Fox News.

11/7/2011
FOXN James Rosen secretly named as co-conspirator by DOJ in US DC District Court.

5/15/2013
Holder testifies under oath that he was not involved in any "potential prosecution" of journalists.


5/17/2013
DOJ officials get word that The Washington Post is working on an explosive story: a reporter has obtained an affidavit for a search warrant to seize a Fox News journalist’s personal emails.

7/12/2013
Attorney General Eric Holder's new guidelines on criminal leak investigations involving members of the media would prevent the FBI from labeling reporters as co-conspirators, according to details leaked to Reuters and The New York Times by an unnamed Justice Dept. official.