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Promise Of Confidentiality By Reporter Is Not A Contract (access required)

A newspaper reporter's promise of confidentiality does not give rise to an enforceable contract, a Roanoke judge has ruled in a case of first impression. The question arose in a lawsuit against the publisher of The Roanoke Times, filed by a woman whose photograph was used to illustrate a series of stories about domestic violence. The ...