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Friday, November 30, 2007

Tom Carr Reporter Subpoena Fallout

  • The Associated Press adds some interesting details to the story about Seattle City Attorney Tom Carr's subpoenas to Seattle Times reporters demanding that they reveal their confidential sources. Gov. Gregoire appointed Tom Carr to chair the Sunshine Committee. Her spokesperson, Lloyd Brown, is quoted in the AP story:

    "We need some time to talk to Tom Carr," Brown said. "What's troubling about the situation is the appearance of the person who's heading the Sunshine Committee challenging the ... shield law."

  • The Bellingham Herald's government and political reporter, Sam Taylor, blogs about the political implications of the Carr subpoenas.

  • Tom Carr responds in this December 3, 2007 P-I story.