Press: The Mind of a Journalist

. . . is fair game in libel cases, says the Supreme Court

The nation's news organizations have been bemoaning so many lost First Amendment battles in the courts that they have begun to sound like a Greek chorus in a long running tragedy. In the past year, the U.S. Supreme Court has let New York Times Reporter Myron Farber go to jail for refusing to turn over his notes in a criminal trial, allowed Government investigators access to journalists' phone records, and in a decision that shocked many reporters, upheld a surprise...

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