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Need for Legal Recognition in India

Newsgatherers’ Privilege to Source Protection

Despite the centrality of an autonomous press, the constituent aspect of source protection privilege has been neglected by courts and legislatures in India. Thus, newsgatherers’ interaction with sources is surrounded by legal ambiguity. To guard the vehicle of a free press, the reporter’s privilege should be recognised as a part of the right to freedom of speech and expression.



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Updated On : 13th Aug, 2018

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