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Schumer: Senate has votes for media shield law

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/U...1-12-16-51

Quote:The bill's protections would apply to a "covered journalist," defined as an employee, independent contractor or agent of an entity that disseminates news or information. The individual would have to have been employed for one year within the last 20 or three months within the last five years.

It would apply to student journalists or someone with a considerable amount of freelance work in the last five years. A federal judge also would have the discretion to declare an individual a "covered journalist" who would be granted the privileges of the law.
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Yeah... I remember reading about this clear distinction in the First Amendment.

Where is Guy Fawkes when we need him?
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Ten*K;138754 Wrote:Yeah... I remember reading about this clear distinction in the First Amendment.

Where is Guy Fawkes when we need him?

I believe it's listed with the "general welfare" clause and the "allowed certain weapons" part of the 2nd.
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