24 Cited authorities

  1. Columbia Broadcasting v. Democratic Comm

    412 U.S. 94 (1973)   Cited 396 times
    Holding that First Amendment restrains "government action, not that of private persons"
  2. Immuno Ag. v. Moor-Jankowski

    77 N.Y.2d 235 (N.Y. 1991)   Cited 376 times
    Holding that the New York State Constitution independently provides protection for statements of opinion greater than those required by the First Amendment
  3. United States v. Burke

    700 F.2d 70 (2d Cir. 1983)   Cited 198 times
    Concluding that there is "no legally-principled reason for drawing a distinction between civil and criminal cases when considering whether the reporter's interest in confidentiality should yield to the moving party's need for probative evidence."
  4. O'Neill v. Oakgrove Constr

    71 N.Y.2d 521 (N.Y. 1988)   Cited 165 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing a qualified privilege arising under the federal and the state constitutions for non-confidential materials
  5. Baker v. F F Investment

    470 F.2d 778 (2d Cir. 1972)   Cited 170 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Upholding reporter's privilege in part because information sought was not important
  6. Gonzales v. National Broadcasting Co., Inc.

    186 F.3d 102 (2d Cir. 1998)   Cited 79 times
    Holding that nonconfidential materials are protected under the journalist's privilege because there is a "broader concern for the potential harm to the 'paramount public interest in the maintenance of a vigorous, aggressive and independent press'" (quoting Baker, 470 F.2d at 782)
  7. Holmes v. Winter

    2013 N.Y. Slip Op. 8194 (N.Y. 2013)   Cited 39 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding out-of-State balancing test to provide insufficient protection
  8. Silkwood v. Kerr-McGee Corp.

    563 F.2d 433 (10th Cir. 1977)   Cited 114 times
    Holding that the existence of a qualified reporter's privilege "is no longer in doubt"
  9. Matter of Beach v. Shanley

    62 N.Y.2d 241 (N.Y. 1984)   Cited 92 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In Beach we held that a Grand Jury subpoena should have been quashed where the only testimony sought was the identity of a broadcast reporter's confidential source.
  10. Riley v. City of Chester

    612 F.2d 708 (3d Cir. 1979)   Cited 104 times
    Upholding assertion of privilege
  11. Section 79-H - Special provisions relating to persons employed by, or connected with, news media

    N.Y. Civ. Rights Law § 79-H   Cited 184 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Applying New York's Shield Law only to "professional journalists and newscasters"