02/03/2014 12:02 pm ET | Updated Feb 03, 2014

Reporters Nationwide Hit With Spike In Subpoenas In Federal, State Court

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Reporters nationwide have faced a flurry of subpoenas in recent months, calling into question whether journalists can guarantee confidentiality to sources. The repeated attempts to force journalists to reveal their confidential sources and other information about their newsgathering demonstrate the need for strong reporter “shield laws” on both the federal and state level.

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