Media Shield Law About Protecting Careers, Not Truth

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer was trumpeting a proposed media shield law today, saying there are enough supporters that it may be able to pass this year. Schumer mentioned that in addition to the Democrats, the bill is supported by five Republicans and the White House. The proposed law would protect journalists from having to reveal confidential sources when they publish information embarrassing to the Powers That Be. Sounds like a good idea on first blush, but as you might expect with any Read more […]