Podcast 8/27/2013: Is Obama Criminalizing Journalism? Tuesday Aug 27, 2013 | 1 comment Email Listen to the complete interview with Jeff Jarvis here. Click here for reuse options! 1 comments   Get Livefyre FAQ Sign in + Follow Post comment Link Newest | Oldest saduros 5pts Freelance journalists have NO protection. I have actually decided NOT to pursue certain stories — specifically with major outlets like TIME—because I felt that I would be vulnerable should it be published. The chilling effect is very real.