Fox News Reporter Scores Major Win In Court...

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It's also a big Win for the American People. And shame on all the Obama Bootlickers who refused to come to her defense. All Communists/Progressives in the American Media are shameful cowards. They've lost what little credibility they had left.


New York’s top court on Tuesday ruled that Fox News reporter Jana Winter cannot be forced to reveal her confidential sources for a major report about the Colorado movie theater massacre.

Winter has been fighting against having to tell a Colorado court who told her that Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes mailed a notebook filled with “details about how he was going to kill people” to a university psychiatrist before he allegedly embarked on a deadly shooting rampage during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises.”



As Fox News reported, the 4-3 decision from New York’s Court of Appeals reverses a lower court ruling that meant Winter had to appear in the Colorado court. Colorado has a weaker reporter shield law than New York, where Winter lives and works.

“[A]n order from a New York court directing a reporter to appear in another state where, as here, there is a substantial likelihood that she will be compelled to identify sources who have been promised confidentiality would offend our strong public policy,” Tuesday’s order read.

Winter had previously indicated she was willing to go to jail instead of testifying about who told her about the notebook.

“Today, Jana Winter is finally free from the threat of jail that has been hanging over her head for more than a year,” Winter’s attorney, Dori Ann Hanswirth, told Fox. “New York’s highest court has ruled that she does not have to appear in Colorado to disclose her confidential sources.”

Hanswirth hailed the court for its “broad decision protecting all New York-based journalists.”...

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Fox News Reporter Scores Major Win in Court | TheBlaze.com
 
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