journalist's privilege

Definition of "journalist's privilege"
  1. The protection given to journalists, allowing them not to disclose their sources or unpublished information in legal proceedings
How to use "journalist's privilege" in a sentence
  1. The court ruled that the journalist's privilege was not absolute and couldn't shield the reporter from revealing his sources in this case.
  2. Under certain circumstances, the journalist's privilege can be waived to ensure a fair trial.
  3. She invoked journalist's privilege to shield her sources from further prosecution.

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