Journalists' Privilege

Federal prosecutors and journalists discussed the issue of reporters' privilege and the ability of journalists to protect confidential… read more

Federal prosecutors and journalists discussed the issue of reporters' privilege and the ability of journalists to protect confidential sources. Matt Cooper detailed the case against him to reveal sources in the case where Ambassador Joseph Wilson’s wife was identified as a CIA agent. Topics included laws regarding reporters' privilege, grand jury testimony, the First Amendment, and past legal cases. After their presentations the participants answered audience members' questions. close

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  • Randall D. Eliason U.S. Attorney (Former) U.S. District Court->District of Columbia
  • Gregg Leslie Director Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press->Legal Defense
  • Geneva Overholser Professor University of Missouri, Columbia->School of Journalism
  • Stephen J. Wermiel Associate Professor American University->Washington College of Law
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Journalists' Privilege

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Program ID:
185728-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 2, 2005
Last Aired:
Mar 6, 2005

Airing Details

  • Mar 02, 2005 | 8:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 2005 | 2:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 03, 2005 | 4:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 04, 2005 | 4:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 2005 | 5:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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