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Reporters ought to have the right to protect the identity of confidential sources.
Reporters have the right to protect the identity of confidential sources.
A source's privacy needs to be respected.
Sources typically have good motivations and are not meant to be used to falsify information.
More people will have the courage to anonymously share what they know about a certain subject.
It is very important for the credibility of a reporter.
The law historically recognizes that confidential sources are crucial to the democratic function of a free press.
If a reporter witnessed criminal activity they have the same obligation as every other citizens to provide a testimony.
The identity of a source may be necessary to validate their information.
You can’t trust a source who doesn’t trust you.
There are dangers in granting confidential treatment.
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