'Chronicle' Reporters Face Jail Over Steroids Leak

Two San Francisco Chronicle reporters are facing up to 18 months in jail for refusing to testify about who leaked to them secret grand jury testimony from a steroids investigation.

Chronicle lawyers have argued that making journalists identify their sources would hurt their ability to report on government wrongdoing.



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