Monthly Archives: April 2017

Contact: Mike Donoghue Executive Director Vermont Press Association (802) 310-7866 For immediate release: VERMONT PRESS ASSOCIATION PRAISES LEGISLATURE FOR PASSING SHIELD LAW FOR JOURNALISTS April 20, 2017 The Vermont Press Association praises and thanks the Vermont Legislature for approving a shield law designed to protect journalists from unwarranted subpoenas concerning their sources. […]

Vermont Press Association praises Legislature for passing shield law for journalists

Vermont’s journalism community is calling on the legislature to defend the First Amendment by establishing basic legal protections for reporters and their sources. Unlike most other states, Vermont does little to prevent the legal system from essentially deputizing journalists by forcing them to reveal confidential sources and information on the […]

Vermont Media Shield Bill (FAQ)