Judy Miller: Media Ignore Reporter Facing Jail Time Because She's From

April 9th, 2013 11:43 PM
As NewsBusters documented Monday, the media have been largely ignoring the plight of Fox News reporter Jana Winter who may end up going to jail for maintaining the secrecy of her sources on a report concerning Aurora, Colorado, shooter James Holmes. Former New York Times reporter Judy Miller - who spent 85 days in jail in 2005 for withholding her source regarding the Valerie Plame affair -…

Where Is CNN's Outrage? Jake Tapper the Only CNN Anchor to Discuss Fox

April 9th, 2013 12:20 PM
A Fox News reporter faces jail time for not giving up her sources in a story on the Aurora shooting, but CNN host Jake Tapper is the only anchor or reporter at the network to mention her plight. Fox News has reported on it, along with various online outlets; the networks have been silent. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough brought it up on Monday's Morning Joe. Tapper made the story part of the…

Fox News Reporter Faces Jail Time for Maintaining Sources' Secrecy, Ye

April 8th, 2013 12:35 PM
Fox News reporter Jana Winter may serve six months in jail for refusing to disclose to a court two anonymous sources from a story she broke on July 25, 2012, related to alleged Aurora, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Mackenzie Weinger of Politico has the details and notes that, at least thus far, it seems only Fox News has shown concern over a journalist being squeezed to break the…