Media Shield Laws

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from… read more

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from prosecution for protecting their sources. He was interviewed by Bill Keller. Then a panel discussion was held by journalists and attornies about state media shield laws.

“Prospects for a Federal Shield Law” was a panel of “Sources and Secrets: A Conference on the Press, the Government and National Security,” held at The TimesCenter and presented by the George Polk Awards and The New York Times in cooperation with CUNY TV, the Media Law Resource Center, and the Media Law Resource Center Institute. close

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  • Scott Horton Adjunct Professor Columbia University->Law School
  • Jonathan S. Landay Senior Correspondent McClatchy Newspapers->National Security and Intelligence
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Program ID:
318416-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 07, 2014 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 09, 2014 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 07, 2014 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 2014 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 08, 2014 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 09, 2014 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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