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Editors Weblog: US blogger may have to name sources; cannot prove role as journalist

Good round up from the Editors Weblog of the case of US blogger Shellee Hale, who may be required to reveal her anonymous sources behind comments she left on an online messageboard.

Despite offering proof of her journalistic credentials Hale’s submissions were ruled as insufficient evidence of her professional status. As such she¬† is not covered by New Jersey’s state shield law, which allows journalists to keep sources private.

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