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Reporters banned by Pentagon

Reporters banned by Pentagon 07 May 2010 The Pentagon has banned four journalists from covering military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay because they published the name of a witness after being told he must only be identified as "Interrogator No 1". In an email to their editors, Pentagon spokesman Colonel Dave Lapan explained the ban by writing: "Your reporters published the name of a witness whose identity was protected in court." The offending [sic] reporters are Carol Rosenberg (Miami Herald), Michelle Shephard (Toronto Star), Paul Koring (Globe and Mail), and Steven Edwards (Canwest News Service).