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ERIC Number: EJ175531
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Private Property vs. Reporter Rights--A Problem in Newsgathering
Watkins, John J.
Journalism Quarterly, 54, 4, 690-6, Win 77
Examines court cases dealing with charges of harassment, trespass, and invasion of privacy against reporters who ventured onto private property to gather news; proposes a test for such cases that would weigh the public interest in the particular information obtained against the nature of the intrusion. (GW)
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