Ed Krayewski on Fox News' Free Press Win

week, New York’s highest court, the State Court of Appeals, ruled
that the state’s “shield law,” which provides some protections
from searches and seizures for journalists conducting
newsgathering, extends to reporting done outside of the state of
New York. The decision was a reversal of a lower court’s ruling
that Fox News reporter Jana Winter would have to appear in a court
in Colorado the answer questions about her sources in a story about
Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes. The year-long legal
battle, writes Ed Krayewski, shows that protecting free speech
rights hardly comes free.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/12/18/ed-krayewski-on-fox-news-free-press-win

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