Wednesday, 04 May 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Wednesday
Low  49°
High 77°
Thursday
Low  51°
High 83°
Friday
Low  57°
High 86°
Saturday
Low  51°
High 84°
Sunday
Low  49°
High 79°
Monday
Low  49°
High 78°
Tuesday
Low  49°
High 80°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 58°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Gov. Parkinson Signs Shield Law
04/16/2010

Kansas journalists now have additional legal

protection regarding confidential sources and unpublished material

under a law signed by Gov. Mark Parkinson.

The bill is among 13 the governor signed Thursday. It gives

journalists limited protection against being forced to identify

anonymous sources or disclose information they haven't published or

broadcast.

A journalist could be forced to comply with a subpoena only if a

district court judge ruled that the party seeking the information

made a reasonable effort to obtain it some other way.

The Kansas Press Association was the primary supporter of the

bill. KPA executive director Doug Anstaett says the law will

encourage reporters and their sources to step forward to uncover

abuse and corruption in government.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Update: Arrests Made In Shooting at DCCC College
UPDATE: Grant County Accident Kills Hugoton Man
Accident Injures One Thursday Evening In Liberal
Perryton Police Shoot Man in Fatigues, Body Armor
"Emergency Situation" Ends Safely in Gray County
Estrada slated to speak at SCCC Commencement
Guymon Police Search For Deaf Runaway Teen
SWMC Challenges Community To Think F.A.S.T.
Liberal’s Farmers Market to open Saturday, May 7
480 Changes Insurance Providers
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Three Saints Sign at Four Year Institutions  
Redskins Win Hutchinson Meet
"Musical Serenade to Mothers" concert set for May 8
LHS Swimming with 21 PR's in Hutchinson
Hays Sweeps LHS Softball in Hays
480 Changes Insurance Providers
Guymon Police Search For Deaf Runaway Teen
LHS Announces Summer Weight Schedule
LHS Tennis in Middle of WAC Pack
Seward Star Signs with Stars of OCU  
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group