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April 4, 2019

CNN Politics: Georgia GOP lawmakers want to open the door to more regulations on the press

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 06:45

Fascism, clearly authoritarian. Hugs

Georgia GOP lawmakers want to open the door to more regulations on the press
CNN Politics

A group of Republicans in the Georgia state assembly unveiled a bill earlier this week that could open the door to imposing regulations on members of the free press that include fining reporters who refuse to turn over recordings to subjects of interviews. Read the full story

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Scottie

3 Comments »

  1. subjects of interviews?

    Do they mean interview questions in advance? Or do they mean if you interview me and I request the tape that you have to turn it over?

    If it’s the latter just bring your own cameras and recording devices if you believe the journalist will act in an inappropriate way.

    I don’t like the idea of fining journalists.

    hugs

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    Comment by Michelle Styles — April 4, 2019 @ 10:39

    • Hello Michelle. As that doesn’t make sense as you say, I think it is for the authorities to get information the journalist has like confidential sources or back ground information used to vet a story or source. Hugs

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      Comment by Scottie — April 4, 2019 @ 12:00


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