iOS app Android app

Media Shield Bill

Chuck Schumer, Author Of Media Shield Bill: It's 'Probably Not Enough' To Protect Glenn Greenwald

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A supporter of a bill to protect reporters and the news media from having to reveal confidential sources said Friday the measure h...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Splits On Media Shield Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Thursday he would co-sponsor a media shield bill with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) after the Justice De...

Why a Media Shield Is Impossible

Peter G. Miller | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Peter G. Miller

There's a new urgency in Washington, a sense that the time has come to establish a national media shield that would protect news organizations and reporters from federal subpoenas and secret spying. It won't happen, certainly not in any meaningful way.

Media Shield Bill Advances In Senate

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — A bill to protect reporters' confidential sources in federal court cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, ending month...

Obama And Progressives Split On Patriot Act, Terrorism Policy

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New cracks are opening in the relationship between President Barack Obama and his liberal allies in Congress over his desire to con...

Senate, White House Reach Agreement On Reporter Protections

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — The White House, key senators and media representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect reporters from being fo...

Reporter Shield Law: White House, Senate Reach Compromise On Reporter Protections

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House, key senators and media representatives have reached a compromise on legislation to protect reporters from being fo...

Media Shield Law Protecting Journalists Opposed By Bush Admin

AP | Hope Yen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As federal judges order more reporters to disclose their confidential sources, news organizations are pinning their hopes on congressional passage of...

House Passes Media Shield Law, But Bush Promises To Veto

Editor & Publisher, AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Saying the free flow of information must not be choked off, the House on Tuesday took up a media shield bill to protect the confidentiality of reporte...