Federal Judge Decides Who Is An ‘Authorized Journalist’ – And Who Is Not

Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea
Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

USA –-(Ammoland.com)- “Montana blogger is not journalist,” Jeff Barnard of the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Marco A. Hernández ruled that “investigative blogger” Crystal L. Cox “was not a journalist and cannot claim the protections afforded to mainstream reporters and news outlets.”

Per Alex Dobuzinskis of Reuters:

Hernandez found Cox failed to present evidence that she had any media credentials or affiliation with a “recognized news entity,” or that she had checked her facts or tried to contact the other side to “get both sides of the story.”

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