Iowa editor sues over source

September 1999
Editor & Publisher;09/11/99, Vol. 132 Issue 37, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Iowa-based `The Knoxville Journal-Express' newspaper editor Abigail Saint John's termination for her refusal to disclose to her publisher the name of a source. Lawsuit filed by Saint John against parent company Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. for `retaliatory termination of employment'; Allegation that the newspaper owner violated policies of ensuring the free flow of information.


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