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Another reporter threatened with contempt for refusing to reveal sources
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Date Written:  10/02/2009
Year Published:  2009  
Resource Type:  Article

Detroit Free Press reporter David Ashenfelter not to hold the journalist in contempt of court for refusing to identify confidential sources.

Abstract:  Reporters Without Borders is urging the judge presiding over the February 11 hearing against Detroit Free Press reporter David Ashenfelter not to hold the journalist in contempt of court for refusing to identify confidential sources.

Ashenfelter declined to answer questions, invoking the First and Fifth Amendment during a December 8 deposition in former federal prosecutor Richard Convertinoâ##s lawsuit against the government. Convertino is suing the US Justice Department for violating the Pri...
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