Who Or What Is A Journalist These Days?

·By Patti Epler

Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Hawaii shield law is suffering from at least one lawmaker’s ignorance of the realities of the news business.

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Patti Epler

Patti Epler is the Editor of Civil Beat. She's been a reporter and editor for more than 30 years, primarily in Hawaii, Alaska, Washington and Arizona. You can follow her on twitter at @PattiatCB, email her at patti@civilbeat.com or call her at 808-377-0561.
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Should lawmakers just let the current shield law become permanent? Or do you think changes are warranted?