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Adelaide :: Australia | 1 month ago

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Opposition and crossbench MPs, to be introduced in State Parliament this week. The so-called shield laws would allow the public to provide information to journalists without fear of retribution because they would be reassured knowing that their

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Indianapolis :: IN :: USA | 1 month ago

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Instead, the Department of Child Services faces a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of families on a "waiting list" for money intended to help them raise children adopted from Indiana's foster care system. The suit was filed last week against the

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 1 month ago

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Supporters of a bill that would create a federal shield law for reporters are pushing to get the legislation to the Senate floor following the Supreme Court's decision to not hear New York Times reporter James Risen's case on Monday.  The Supreme

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 4 months ago

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As a former card carrying member of the press, I have had my share of run-ins with those who threw every roadblock in my way when I was doing my job gathering and delivering the news.  Oneless than sterlingmoment was a stand-up, in your face, yelling,

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Sydney :: Australia | 5 months ago

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Ms Rinehart and her Hancock Prospecting company had been pursuing Ms Ferguson via subpoena after she wrote an unauthorised biography about Ms Rinehart. The demand for access to Ms Ferguson's source material for the book and other articles was thrown

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Denver :: CO :: USA | 7 months ago

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A bill to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado is up for an initial vote. The bill from Colorado Springs Republican Sen. Bernie Herpin would make it harder for courts to compel reporters to reveal sources. It would

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 7 months ago

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Republican Sen. Bernie Herpin of Colorado Springs wants to make it tougher to put a reporter on the stand. The bill would also delete a state provision that says the interests of those seeking a subpoena of a reporter can outweigh the First Amendment

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Denver :: CO :: USA | 7 months ago

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Journalists in Colorado may get legal help protecting their sources with legislation inspired by the case of a New York reporter who was pressured to divulge who gave her information about the 2012 theater shootings. The proposal would eliminate some

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 7 months ago

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A Republican lawmaker from Colorado is pushing to strengthen his state's media shield law to better protect journalists, citing FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter's recent legal battle to keep her sources secret. State Sen. Bernie Herpin said he was

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 7 months ago

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A Republican lawmaker from Colorado is pushing to strengthen his state's media shield law to better protect journalists, citing FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter's recent legal battle to keep her sources secret. State Sen. Bernie Herpin said he was

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