Judge orders arrest of Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter

A judge ordered the arrest of Gabriel Baird Tuesday after he failed to appear at an abruptly scheduled hearing to determine how the Plain Dealer obtained a psychiatric evaluation of serial-killing suspect Anthony Sowell. "That information is protected under Ohio's shield law, which protects reporters from having to reveal their sources," says editor Susan Goldberg.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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