Confidentiality of Sources: Cowles Media

Ms. Kirtley and Mr. Zuckman discussed the decision handed down by the Supreme Court on Cohen v. Cowles Media, in which the… read more

Ms. Kirtley and Mr. Zuckman discussed the decision handed down by the Supreme Court on Cohen v. Cowles Media, in which the Supreme Court allowed a defendant who had been an unidentified news source for a reporters story and whose identity was subsequently revealed to sue for damages because of the revelation. Mr. Zuckman said the case was one in which the Court decided to make the ethics of the journalism profession into law. close

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  • Jane Kirtley Executive Director Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • Harvey Zuckman Director Catholic University of America->Institute for Common Claw Studies

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Confidentiality of Sources: Cowles Media

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Program ID:
18708-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 29, 1991
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 1991

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  • Jun 29, 1991 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1991 | 8:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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