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WRTI's Meridee Duddleston Considers the Legality Surrounding the Use of Confidential Sources by Journalists

By Meridee Duddleston

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Confidential Sources

Philadelphia, PA – WRTI's Meridee Duddleston takes a look at some of the legal issues surrounding the use of confidential sources by journalists. Norman Pearlstine, Time, Inc.'s former editor-in-chief, comments on the role of the press in American society. And Temple University Beasley School of Law Professor Craig Green weighs in on concerns inherent in recognizing a special legal status for journalists when it comes to subpoenas.