Committing Journalism: Contempt for Reporters in Post 9/11 America

Toni Locy, former USA Today reporter who won the 2008 National Press Club Freedom of the Press Award for protecting her confidential sources for stories written about the 2001 anthrax attacks, gave a public lecture at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication about the federal court proceedings to compel her to reveal her sources and the role of confidential sources for journalists investigating the government. Locy, who now is the Reynolds Professor of Legal Reporting at Washington & Lee University, also met with graduate students and faculty to discuss her court case. A dinner with the speaker and guests followed her speech.
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