TITLE

The Imperial Press

AUTHOR(S)
Cheshire, William P.
PUB. DATE
August 1979
SOURCE
National Review;8/17/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p1020
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the performance of the press in the U.S. It discusses the public impact of the press and offers an overview of the case of the New York Times reporter, Myron Farber. Farber was ordered to jail after refusing to turn over his notes on the murder trial of doctor Mario E. Jascalevich to the judge of a New Jersey trial court. The article also discusses the possible consequences if the public loses confidence in the press.
ACCESSION #
6070726

 

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