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4,000 Journalists Sign Statement of Support

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More than 4,000 journalists across the country have signed a statement in support of colleagues cited for contempt by federal courts and for the tradition of a reporter’s privilege – the right to protect the confidentiality of sources of information. The statement and signatures are being made available for publication as regional, full-page newspaper advertisements by the Newspaper Association of America and can be seen and downloaded by clicking on the headline above. See the statement and all signatures, along with breakdowns by state and publication.