Legislators introduce journalist protections

Two delegates, both former journalists, introduced legislation Monday to protect student journalists from censorship and shield reporters from having to disclose confidential sources. Dels. Chris Hurst, D-Montgomery, and Danica Roem, D-Prince William, urged the General Assembly to pass such legislation. “Journalism matters. Facts matter,” Roem said. “We have to get this right.” Sponsored by Roem, House Bill 2250 — introduced […]

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