Senate Judiciary Considers Shield Bill, Part II

The hearing has ended, but click the replay button below to see once-live tweets from myself, the Society of Professional Journalists, and Chris Anderson, a professor at the College of Staten Island.

Click the play button below to see live tweets from me and the Society of Professional Journalists as the Senate considers the Free Flow of Information Act. You can stream the hearing live at the Senate Judiciary site.

This morning, the SPJ reports that Senators Durbin and Feinstein plan to introduce an amendment that would limit the bill’s protections to paid journalists, a move that media organizations supporting the bill generally oppose. Here’s some background on the subject.

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Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.