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  •  Information... (0+ / 0-) vetted by at least 2 million First Amendment lawyers before it's published/broadcast.  

    You don't think Fox (NBC/CBS/NYT/WaPo,etc...)has slew of lawyers versed in First Amendment/Nat. Sec. Law who advise on the legality or potential liability of broadcasting certain information?  Believe me, they cover their asses.    Which is not to say that someone didn't break a dozen laws by talking to Fox.  But the distinction of who can be prosecuted is pretty clear based on the First Amendment.

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