Walmart and freedom of the press
Thu Jan 6 15:54:50 EST 2005
>Unless you are one that believes that journalists have special rights, as
>was discussed in the WJAR-TV journalist story (who refused to divulge a
Umm, not the conversation I was having. This isn't about 'special rights'
or about any partisan right wing or left wing issues. It's a question
about what "freedom of the press" means in today's society. In other
words, my question was about whether a reporter, be it for radio or print
or TV, has the right to cover a breaking story or if they have to get a
corporation's permission in order to do their job. (sound of Edward R.
Murrow spinning in his grave...)
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