Journalist Shield Law - Part 1.


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Wed, 09/24/2008 - 5:00pm

What is a reporter?  Should they be jailed for refusing to name their sources?  States have laws that protect reporters in various ways.   Congress is poised to decide who would be protected under the new Free Flow of Information Act - also known as the Federal Shield Act.  Guests for the show include Clint Brewer who is director of the Society for Professional Journalists; Oregon's next attorney general - John Kroger; and Torrid Joe from Loaded Orygun joined us in the studio.

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