First Amendment protects journalist’s sources

Receiving information about the Laquan McDonald police-shooting and how the 1st Amendment protected the source. (The Intercept, Jamie Kalven).

From the outset, I made it clear that I had received no Garrity-protected documents and that I would refuse to answer any questions that might reveal the identity of the source. There was nothing heroic about this stance. It was not a choice. I was simply doing my job as a reporter.

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