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View Diary: White House asks Sen. Schumer to reintroduce bill better protecting reporters and their sources (66 comments)

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  •  There is a dialectical tension between government (0+ / 0-)

    and press.  It will always be there because while the free press has the right to report on the government and the government also has a right, in rare instances, to guard certain information.  It is analogous to individuals thinking they have a right to guard certain information about their private lives and be able to seek recourse if that information is leaked.  But like all conflicts between conflicting rights the boundaries have to be tested in law.  

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