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Texas Senate Approves Modified Reporter-Source Shield Bill

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· Story link The Texas Senate passed a modified bill to protect reporters’ confidential sources, exempting situations involving several violent…

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The Texas Senate passed a modified bill to protect reporters’ confidential sources, exempting situations involving several violent crimes and excluding most bloggers and student journalists from the privilege. The compromises overcame opposition that had kept the proposal from passing last year. The measure still needs House approval. (5/2/07)