NSA targeted journalist, report claims

The New Zealand government says there is no evidence to support a newspaper report that the military was aided by the United States in monitoring the phone data of journalist Jon Stephenson, a New Zealander working for the U.S.-based McClatchy news organization. The report challenges U.S. claims that the NSA programs were not used to target specific individuals, rather to create large pools of usage data. More here.   [BJS]