LA Times Reports Hastings Was Going Into Hiding Before His Death - VIDEOSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 06/22/2013 - 14:28
LA Times Reports Hastings Was Going Into Hiding Before His Death - VIDEO
June 22, 2013
Despite FBI assertions to the contrary, journalist Michael Hastings was under investigation by the agency. In an email sent out hours before his death, Hastings said his “close friends and associates” were being harassed by the FBI and he was going to “go off the radar for a bit,” in other words into hiding. The Los Angeles Times reported on the email on Thursday.
At 2:32 into this video, Michael Hastings says the Obama administration is at war with the press.
“Perhaps if the authorities arrive” at the news website Buzzfeed, they “may be wise to immediately request legal counsel before any conversations or interviews about our news-gathering practices or related journalism issues,” he wrote.