Salon.com article quotes Kirtley on chilling effect of third-party subpoenas

Targeting journalists' sources through issuing third-party subpoenas for journalists' bank records, phone use, travel activities and even credit reports to discover their sources could have a chilling effect on the free press, says a School of Journalism and Mass Communication professor.

In his Salon.com article, Glenn Greenwald quotes Jane Kirtley, the SJMC's Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law, as saying, "to me, in many ways, it's worse than a direct subpoena."

Read the entire article at http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2011/02/25/whistleblowers.

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