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“Act Like a Drug Dealer” NY Times Reporters Attend Legal Seminars

Posted by pbsweeney on September 13, 2006

Michael Calderone in the Observer has an eye opening story in his Off the Record column about how the NY Times legal team and various consultants are formulating strategies to help protect journalists in their wrangling with federal investigations and subpoenas. The hope is that reporters will not end up languishing behind bars like Judith Miller during her contretemps with Patrick Fitzgerald, by simply using a little commmon sense, and simple tools like disposable cell phones.

Love to be a fly on the wall in one of these legal seminars given to staff at W. 43rd Street headquarters by Times lawyers George Freeman and David McCraw. Read the entire story here.

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