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Remember this awful scene in Aurora Colorado last July 12 people killed -- seven the injured when James Holmes allegedly unleashed a hail of bullets on an audience watching a movie.
Homes faces the death penalty in that attack the story is received a good deal of media attention and now a member of the media has become part of the story.
John -- winter and investigative reporter for foxnews.com.
Faces jail time for doing her job.
Winter broke an exclusive story just a few days after the attack revealing that prior to the shooting.
Holmes had sent a notebook to a psychiatrist the notebook contained illustrations of a massacre.
And according to winter source was quote full of details about how he was going to kill people.
-- story cited unnamed law enforcement sources.
Well homes attorneys reacted claiming the disclosures violated their client's right to a fair trial and demand that winters reveal her sources well now.
It is up to judge Carlos -- more junior who will decide whether or not John a winter means to take the stand -- to reveal her sources.
Or go to jail Judy you went to jail for nearly three months to protect sources what do you think about what's going -- when John.
Well I think I'm the last print journalists to go to jail to protect sources undying hope.
That -- and winter is not going to have to make this choice.
-- we cannot do our jobs.
Without confidential sources or we will be repeating just with the government tells us that is not the role of a free press.
People like John and need to be able to work and everyone cares about a free press should support her holds offered to plead guilty in this case this doesn't seem to be a question about whether the information was accurate -- not now it's not it's not that and by the way on Friday.
The court released information that said that.
-- his psychiatrist who owns a psychiatrist said that she felt endangered by him and he posed a threat to the public since her story is accurate.
You have said many times on this program information wants to be free I have -- and we also want -- free press in the First Amendment does protect us and look this journal the shield laws one of the hottest issues in -- last twenty years.
And so it's been astonishing to me all the maybe not astonishing.
That last time I checked the Columbia journalism -- the American journal review and the New York Times have not mentioned this case at all.
Because I guess if a reporter worked for a mainstream outlet.
The -- they like it and if it were -- you were fox.
They don't care.
All right that is a wrap on news watch this week we will continue to keep an eye on John -- case she's back in court.
This week ahead.
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