Stuart Karle: Money and the politicization of press freedom

CJR · Stuart Karle: Money and the politicization of press freedom

 

While Sarah Palin may have lost her defamation lawsuit against the New York Times, the legal climate for journalists nevertheless seems to be getting worse.

Stuart Karle is a media lawyer who has served as chief operating officer of Reuters News and as general counsel to the Wall Street Journal. On this week’s Kicker, he and Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of CJR, discuss the Palin case and why privacy law may prove to be the next frontier in the war against the press.

 

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