Butler County Times Gazette
Former reporter for Rockford TV station targeted in federal probe of national security leaks
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By Pat Cunningham
May 20, 2013 11:18 a.m.



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James Rosen (above), who worked at WREX-TV in Rockford for a while in the 1990s, is SAID to have been the subject of a federal investigation of leaks of classified information:

When the Justice Department began investigating possible leaks of classified information about North Korea in 2009, investigators did more than obtain telephone records of a working journalist suspected of receiving the secret material.

They used security badge access records to track the reporter’s comings and goings from the State Department, according to a newly obtained court affidavit. They traced the timing of his calls with a State Department ...

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