The News Media and The Law, Fall 2014

Fall 2014
Vol. 38, No. 4

Reporters and digital security

Should encrypted communications be the standard in newsrooms?

 EDITORIAL

The encryption decision

 COVER

Encryption: Is it enough, or too much?

And is the Snowden situation the exception, or the new rule?

Beyond PGP

The institutional news media's approach to digital security

Sidebar

The tools of data security

Standard Practices

Examining Internet, cloud storage and social networking providers

 

Open & Shut

A collection of notable quotations. Special edition: National security and data collection

 NEWSGATHERING

Ferguson and the right to photograph police

The summer protests shined a spotlight on coverage issues, and warned of things to come

 SECRET COURTS

First step in unsealing court records: try asking

Sometimes a simple letter from a reporter will prompt a court to disclose sealed documents

 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Agencies want to know: Are you still interested?

Federal agencies want to clear their FOIA backlogs by forcing requesters to restate their interest

 

Asked & Answered