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Freedom of the Press?

Dave Faneuf can certainly speak better to this, (although may opt not
to at this juncture) but he confirmed this morning on WCAP News that
the City of Lowell legal dept. has moved initiate a subpoena of WCAP's
N/D Dave Faneuf, PM anchor Lou Wannemacher and station owner Maurice
Cohen to appear on Friday before the state Ethic's Commission to
reveal it's source in a story involving the Lowell Police Dept.  That,
on the heels of those subpoenaed reserving their rights under the US
Const.not to do so when approached at the station.  This should get
interesting.  The press tends to put aside competitive pressures and
pull together at times like this.  

There are a lot of upsides; for one, local radio news demonstrating
its relevance to state and local governments to the extent that they
use legal pressures in an attempt to capture its sources while making
no overture to implicate that those reports are untrue or lacking.

Bill O'Neill