Thursday, November 18, 2004

Reporter guilty of contempt for refusing to reveal source

In Providence, R.I., today, U.S. District Chief Judge Ernest C. Torres found investigative reporter Jim Taricani in criminal contempt for refusing to reveal the source of an undercover videotape that aired on his television station, the Providence Journal reports. The judge scheduled sentencing for Dec. 9. Taricani faces up to six months in prison.

5 comments:

pn said...

Always a pleasure to welcome a newcomer to the blogosphere. ;-)

Robert Ambrogi said...

Thanks for the welcome, but I'm not a newcomer to the blogosphere. I've been publisher my other blog, Lawsites, for two years -- two years today, in fact.

pn said...

Hence the wink. ;-)

-- Peter Nordberg

Robert Ambrogi said...

Didn't realize it was you, Peter. Wink away.

pn said...

A wink is as good as a link.