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This edition: Prospects for a Federal Shield Law

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 21, 2014.

A discussion on the Federal Shield Law, its exemption clause on national security grounds, its definition of a journalist and the question of what protections, if any, can be afforded non-journalists and leakers.

Guest List

Scott Horton Harper’s Magazine

Bill Keller Moderator, The Marshall Project

Jonathan Landay McClatchy Newspapers

Quinn Norton Journalist

Hon. Charles E. Schumer United States Senator (D-NY)

Kenneth L. Wainstein Assistant Attorney General, National Security (2006-2008); Homeland Security Adviser (2008-2009)