by Andrew Forrest
Tuesday was “First Amendment Day” at UNC. And while the First Amendment, of course, protects the rights of journalists, it’s not clear nowadays what a journalist is. With the expansion of social networks, anyone can find news and spread it.
In Washington, Congress is trying to decide who should be protected by a federal shield law … which would protect journalists and their sources.
Andrew Forrest attended a panel discussion on the issue at Carolina.