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The Resource Privileging the Press : Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics, and the First Amendment, (electronic resource)

Privileging the Press : Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics, and the First Amendment, (electronic resource)

Label
Privileging the Press : Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics, and the First Amendment
Title
Privileging the Press
Title remainder
Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics, and the First Amendment
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shepard examines how subpoenas for newsgathering information have raised both old and new legal and ethical problems for journalists seeking to protect confidential sources. He explores the ethical and legal evolution of journalistic privilege drawing on cases from the 19th century, the First Amendment principle that emerged in the middle of the 20th century, the public policy implications debated in congressional hearings in the 1970s, and the rise and fall of common law protections in the federal courts between 1972 and 2003. He also interviews key journalists and media lawyers in recent pri
Member of
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Shepard, Jason M
Dewey number
  • 342.7308/53
  • 342.730853
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Law and Society
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  • United States.
  • Confidential communications
  • Press law
  • Journalists
  • Freedom of the press
  • Journalistic ethics
Label
Privileging the Press : Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics, and the First Amendment, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 The Journalist-Subpoena Problem; 2 Modern Legal and Ethical Case Studies; 3 National Security Leaks and the Valerie Plame Case; 4 Early Development of Professional Duty to Protect Sources,1721-1958; 5 The First Amendment and Newsgathering Rights in the Branzburg Era; 6 After the First Amendment Fails: The Journalist's Privilegeas Legislative Public Policy, 1972-1975; 7 The Rise and Fall of Federal Judicial Protections, 1972-2003; 8 The Future of Journalism Ethics in Journalist's Privilege Law; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818818852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593326883
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818818852
Label
Privileging the Press : Confidential Sources, Journalism Ethics, and the First Amendment, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 The Journalist-Subpoena Problem; 2 Modern Legal and Ethical Case Studies; 3 National Security Leaks and the Valerie Plame Case; 4 Early Development of Professional Duty to Protect Sources,1721-1958; 5 The First Amendment and Newsgathering Rights in the Branzburg Era; 6 After the First Amendment Fails: The Journalist's Privilegeas Legislative Public Policy, 1972-1975; 7 The Rise and Fall of Federal Judicial Protections, 1972-2003; 8 The Future of Journalism Ethics in Journalist's Privilege Law; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818818852
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593326883
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818818852

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