Never considered that a journalist scraping a website to collect data could be considered a hacker. It all comes down to the meaning of “exceeding authorized access.” What a great way to prevent dissent. Write a terms of service for your website that refuses access to journalists and stories you don’t like can no longer appear.
Hack of the century in Florida. The state admits that all users on the account, “share the same username and password.”
Hacking without programming. Controlling media is still hacking the message.
Old school hacking from long before Neo and the Matrix.