Most bloggers aren’t journalists, at least when it comes to availing themselves of a New Jersey statute that gives reporters a privilege against revealing their sources, the state Supreme Court says.

Tuesday’s ruling, in the ominously named Too Much Media LLC v. Hale, A-7-10, means that blogger Shellee Hale, of Washington State, can be made to reveal her sources for her allegedly defamatory Internet postings about a Freehold software company.

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