underprivileged journalists

UNDERPRIVILEGED….Word came down yesterday from a U.S. Appeals Court that Judith Miller and our own (contributing editor) Matt Cooper must testify before a grand jury in the Plame case or face up to 18 months in jail. The court determined that the two reporters cannot claim a First Amendment privilege for the evidence being sought by investigator Patrick Fitzgerald.

Meanwhile, still not a peep about the guy who started the whole thing, Bob Novak.

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Amy Sullivan

Amy Sullivan is a Chicago-based journalist who has written about religion, politics, and culture as a senior editor for Time, National Journal, and Yahoo. She was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 2004 to 2006.