Independence is the key factor in determining whether journalists can invoke a qualified evidentiary privilege for the information they have gathered.
That point was emphasized yesterday as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit explained why it upheld a judge’s order that filmmaker Joseph Berlinger turn over footage from “Crude,” a documentary about the multi-billion dollar litigation over oil company pollution in Ecuador.
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