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AP Scandal Fallout: Obama Asks for Press Shield Law

 
AP Scandal Fallout: Obama Asks for Press Shield Law
Posted May 15th, 2013 @ 3:35pm by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Chuck Schumer re-introduced his media-protection bill today at the White House's request, as the administration reels from the AP phone record scandal. The bill, called the Free Flow of Information Act, would make it so that journalists couldn't be compelled to reveal their sources until all other options are exhausted, and even then only if the exposure is in the public interest, theWashington Post reports.

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