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What Exactly Are Reporters’ Rights?

Everybody knows that the First Amendment allows for freedom of the press.  It gives journalists the power to report stories without the fear of persecution and prosecution.  But in a world that is becoming increasingly privatized, just how far does … Continue reading

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New Rules in Place To Limit Access to Journalists’ Records

After a slew of highly reported cases in which the first amendment rights of journalists have been overlooked, new measures have been put in place to limit the government’s access to reporters’ records. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. signed … Continue reading

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When Freedom of The Press Isn’t Upheld; Response to AP Phone Tapping Scandal

The sanctity of a journalist’s sources is what allows reporters to delve into a story to find the most compelling and interesting aspects to bring to life.  It can be a morally difficult path to follow, gathering information on sensitive … Continue reading

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