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Reporter covered by qualified privilege; subpoena quashed (access required)

A reporter may assert the qualified reporter privilege in response to a subpoena to compel her testimony in this defamation case. Her motion to quash the subpoena is granted. The reporter has obtained confidential and nonconfidential information during her investigation of “Plaintiff’s interactions with their subcontractors.” To determine whether the qualified privilege can be asserted, a ...