Shield Law http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Blunt Among Senators Proposing New Reporter Shield Law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/blunt-among-senators-proposing-new-reporter-shield-law <p>A bipartisan group of senators is pressing forward with a reporter shield bill that includes new Justice Department guidelines for investigations that involve the media.</p><p>The guidelines announced Friday would make it harder for prosecutors to obtain journalists’ phone records without advance notice. Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri says the new bill will make it much more difficult for political appointees to stop reporters from doing their job.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:44:39 +0000 Bill Raack & The Associated Press 28344 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Blunt Among Senators Proposing New Reporter Shield Law