This handout gives tips to reporters on how to avoid legal entanglements when covering sensitive stories. The handout includes a list of tips on handling sources and articles on freedom of speech in cyberspace and libel suits. The handout also contains a write-ups of law cases pertaining to SLAPP suits. Audio tape is available for purchase from the IRE Resource Center. Contact us at (573) 882-3364 or email@example.com.