Media Law 101: Newsgathering
We discuss open records (FOIA) and open meetings laws, access to courts and their participants (including gag orders), other access issues (such as access to private property, surveillance and drones), police issues (such as recording the police and responding to police demands on scene), phone recording and wiretap, promises of confidentiality to sources, lawful obtainment (receiving documents from leakers, etc.), and issues relating to covering protests (safety, etc.).
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