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Reporters Revealing Sources
An analysis of the protection afforded journalists from revealing sources.
# 95685 | 1,359 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 30, 2007 in Communication (Journalism) , Law (General)

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This paper presents an examination of the rules and ethics governing journalists revealing sources. The paper explores cases in which journalists were ordered to reveal sources and refused. It also examines the protections that journalists have from revealing sources and argues that it is those protections that provide the ability to bring the public the news.

Table of Contents:
Federal Shield Time

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dreiling, Geri L (2004) First Amendment protects journalists and that the majority ... National Catholic Reporter.
  • _______(2006) EDITORIAL: Pass Federal Shield Law From: Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)
  • Flowers, Charles (2000) Newspaper Lawsuit Still On The Griddle Seminole Tribune
  • Kellman, Laurie (2005) Senate considers protecting reporters who won't reveal... AP Worldstream;
  • Peele, Thomas (2006) Reporters claim privilege to protect source From: Contra Costa Times

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