NJ court says shield law doesn’t apply to bloggers

    This just in from the AP: The New Jersey Supreme Court says people posting opinions online don’t have the same protections for sources as mainstream journalists.

    The court ruled today  that New Jersey’s shield law for journalists does not apply to online message boards.

    The case involved a New Jersey-based software company named Too Much Media. It sued a Washington state blogger for defamation and wanted her to reveal sources she cited on message board posts.

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