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Reporter's Notes Surrendered in CIA Outing Case

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Reporter's Notes Surrendered in CIA Outing Case

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Reporter's Notes Surrendered in CIA Outing Case

Reporter's Notes Surrendered in CIA Outing Case

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Time magazine has decided to surrender the notes of reporter Matthew Cooper. The journalist had been held in contempt of court for refusing to reveal a confidential government source who "outed" the identity of a covert CIA operative married to a critic of President Bush's Iraq policy. The decision by the magazine has wide implications for the future of investigative journalism. Alex Chadwick talks with Time editor-in-chief Norman Pearlstine.