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The PRESS Act: What’s In It, and Will It Finally Pass?

Date: Thursday, February 22 at 1pm ET / 10am PT

A Federal Shield Law, entitled the PRESS Act, is on the verge of being passed by Congress. What are its terms, and how effectively will it protect journalists? What are the legislative hurdles it still faces, and what are the chances of success? Participate in a discussion to see if, after almost 20 years of trying, we will finally get a federally enacted reporters’ privilege.

A Federal Shield Law, entitled the PRESS Act, is on the verge of being passed by Congress. What are its terms, and how effectively will it protect journalists? What are the legislative hurdles it still faces, and what are the chances of success? Participate in a discussion to see if, after almost 20 years of trying, we will finally get a federally enacted reporters’ privilege.