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Supreme Court Won't Hear Reporters in CIA Case

Supreme Court justices decline to hear the appeals of two prominent American journalists facing jail terms. Judith Miller and Matthew Cooper face jail time on contempt charges for refusing to name sources in an investigation of a leak of a CIA agent's name.

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David Folkenflik was described by Geraldo Rivera of Fox News as "a really weak-kneed, backstabbing, sweaty-palmed reporter." Others have been kinder. The Columbia Journalism Review, for example, once gave him a "laurel" for reporting that immediately led the U.S. military to institute safety measures for journalists in Baghdad.