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Reporter’s Shield Law Wins Key Support in Texas

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  1. Protecting Sources and Materials
· Story link The Austin American-Statesman reports that key Texas legislators are close to agreement on a law giving reporters…

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The Austin American-Statesman reports that key Texas legislators are close to agreement on a law giving reporters a qualified privilege to protect confidential sources. And the limited shield provisions have the support of Texas prosecutors, whose opposition killed broader shield legislation in the last session, the paper said. (12/11/06)