Anonymous Source: At War against the Media: A True Story

Anonymous Source: At War against the Media: A True Story

by Dan Cohen
     
 
Author Cohen, having been outed in the press as the source of records pertaining to the shoplifting conviction of the political rival of his client in a gubernatorial campaign, sued the paper for breach of contract as they had agreed to use him as an anonymous source. The case, Cohen vs. Cowles Media, eventually reached the Supreme Court and is now studied in

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Author Cohen, having been outed in the press as the source of records pertaining to the shoplifting conviction of the political rival of his client in a gubernatorial campaign, sued the paper for breach of contract as they had agreed to use him as an anonymous source. The case, Cohen vs. Cowles Media, eventually reached the Supreme Court and is now studied in First Amendment law. Here he provides his account of those events from the origins of his involvement in the political campaign to the eventual resolution of the case. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781881508267
Publisher:
Oliver Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Edition description:
OLIVER PRESS, INC., THE
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 6.24(h) x 0.94(d)

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