Can Alcoa Get Reporters' Notes Under Open Records Laws If The News Organization Is Connected To A State University?
from the protecting-journalists-vs.-freedom-of-information dept
This certainly raises questions about how any news organization that is somehow connected to a gov't entity can feel its reporting is protected. This is also worth remembering as we keep hearing more and more newspapers insist that government subsidies are the best way to save newspapers. Doing so could, potentially, open up similar claims by private entities wishing to dig deeper into a reporters' notes.