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    Prime Time Trials

    Reporters and legal experts from Canada and the United States talked about the differences in the legal systems of the two countries and specifically focused on the existence of cameras and…

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    Reporters' Privilege

    A panel of lawyers and reporters spoke on the extent and limits of journalistic privilege, especially regarding compulsive release confidential sources and other unpublished material.

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    Access to Government Information

    On the first day of hearings on the freedom of information act, committee members heard testimony from federal officials, persons who have tried to obtain information via the act, and…

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    Unibomber Manifesto: Publish or Perish?

    The participants discussed the decision by “The Washington Post” and the “New York Times” to publish a lengthy statement by the “Unabomber.” The FBI has been investigating the man known as the…

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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Access to Papers of Supreme Court Justices

    The subcommittee heard testimony from the Librarian of Congress, attorneys, and respresentatives of academic groups on the recent release of the private papers of the late Supreme Court Justice…

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    Congressional Leaks and Reporters' Subpoenas

    The Freedom Forum hosted a panel discussion on "Congressional Leaks and Subpoenas of Journalists". Two journalists produced stories based on leaked information concerning allegations of…

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    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 Supreme Court allowed a defendant who had been an unidentified…

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    National Press Foundation Awards Dinner

    National Press Foundation’s 7th Annual Awards dinner, the following journalists were honored for their contributions to the field. As Editor of the Year, Janet Chusmir, executive editor of the…

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    Supreme Court Review

    Cases discussed: New York State Club Assn. v. New York City concerns the validity of a New York City law that prohibits private clubs from excluding women and minorities. Hustler v. Falwell…

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