Newseum Institute > How can I find out if my state has a shield law or recognizes a news gatherer’s privilege?
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press publishes “The Reporter’s Privilege Compendium,” a state-by-state guide to the privilege. This updated guide is available online.
You can also obtain current information by researching state law in law libraries or through a number of online databases, including www.findlaw.com.
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