Journalists Should Not Be Compelled to Testify

March 2003
Nieman Reports;Spring2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p73
Presents information on the brief filed by news organizations in support of 'Washington Post' reporter Jonathan Randal's appeal of a decision to compel him to testify at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Role of journalists in the investigation of war crimes; Hazards of forcing reporters to testify at war; Details of several journalists who helped in war crime investigation.


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