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Court Cases Batter Protections for Journalists

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Court Cases Batter Protections for Journalists

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Court Cases Batter Protections for Journalists

Court Cases Batter Protections for Journalists

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Recent rulings by federal judges suggest an erosion of constitutional protections for journalists. In some prominent examples, reporters have been held in contempt of court and fined for refusing to divulge confidential sources for their stories. NPR's Margot Adler reports.

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