Shield Law Moves Ahead

August 3, 2007
NAB has called for quick action in the House on a federal shield law.

The broadcast association was reacting to a vote this week in the House Judiciary Committee in support of legislation that would create a shield law to protect journalists and their confidential sources.

"The Free Flow of Information Act of 2007" was introduced by three Republican and three Democratic House members. A bipartisan group of senators is co-sponsoring legislation in the Senate.

(Radio World)

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