Confidentiality of Reporters' Sources

Ms. Cochran discussed her desire to see the federal government pass a “Federal Shield Law” that would provide an absolute protection for… read more

Ms. Cochran discussed her desire to see the federal government pass a “Federal Shield Law” that would provide an absolute protection for confidential sources. She also reacted to the previous day’s events concerning the involvement of New York Times reporter Judith Miller and Time reporter Matt Cooper in revealing that Valerie Plane was a CIA officer. She responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. close

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  • Barbara Cochran President Radio-Television News Directors Association
  • Peter Slen Executive Producer C-SPAN->Washington Journal

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Confidentiality of Reporters' Sources

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Program ID:
187480-3
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 07, 2005 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 07, 2005 | 8:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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