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Resource ID: #16022
Subject: FOIA
Source: New York Daily News
Date: May 1999



Media organizations are challenging the legal rights of the NYC Police Dept. for its unconstitutional abridgement of newsgathering practices by journalists. During the past three years, the press have repeatedly been placed in "pens" limiting access to news events. Journalists and photographers were increasingly arrested. The problem has been addressed after litigation was threatened.

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