A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

November 2nd, 2017 • Featured
Reimagining access rights under the First Amendment

We are living through an anti-openness renaissance. In June, on the eve of the special election in the Georgia Six, as it came to be known, Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff excluded a reporter for the conservative Washington Free Beacon from a campaign event, while Republican candidate Karen Handel gave the same treatment to a reporter for the liberal site ThinkProgress.

November 11th, 2016 • Quill Archives
Shield Laws and Journalist’s Privilege: Basics Every Journalist Should Know

Note: This article first ran online at CJR.org. It’s running in Quill as part of an editorial-sharing partnership between SPJ and CJR. Read the original and more CJR stories here. A federal judge has ordered Glenn Beck to disclose the names of confidential sources he used in his reporting that a Saudi Arabian man was involved in the Boston Marathon bombing.