Former USA Today reporter Toni Locy won't have to start paying fines during her appeal of a federal judge's contempt of court order against her. A higher court has granted a temporary stay. The fines are intended for force her to reveal the identity of her sources. (See Tuesday's post.)
Here are links to coverage in USA Today, The New York Times, and The Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
Editor & Publisher is reporting that 50 media companies and organizations are urging Congress to pass a federal shield law.
You can track the latest on the Locy case in Google News.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008