The US government is inconsistent in its policies and the job of a journalist is to point out that inconsistency, AP journalist Matthew Lee told RT. A crackdown on whistleblowers is also a worrying trend and it sends a signal the government has much to hide, he believes. Lee agrees journalistic influence has weakened recently, as many reporters are dependent on governmental sources for access to information. That's why they may not be as hard-hitting as they should. RT's Gayane Chichyakyan sat down with him in Washington - READ FULL SCRIPT http://on.rt.com/hngk9m
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