Media To High Court: Open The Courtroom To Coverage
A coalition of media organizations has combined forces with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to ask the Supreme Court to allow live audio and video coverage of the health law decision announcement.
The Associated Press: News Media Ask Court To Air Health Care Ruling
News organizations are asking the Supreme Court to allow cameras in the courtroom for the first time for its eagerly awaited decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press executive director Lucy Dalglish says the court should allow live audio and video coverage of the decision, expected in the next two weeks (6/14).
Politico: Media Ask SCOTUS To OK Coverage
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to announce its ruling on President Obama's healthcare legislation later this month -- presumably on the 25th or the 28th -- and when it does, the nation will be reacquainted with that peculiar and seemingly un-American phenomenon that is the closed courtroom. Today, a coalition of media organizations -- including POLITICO, The New York Times, and the major television networks -- joined the Reporters Committee for Freedom to ask that the Court allow live audio and video coverage of the announcement of its decision (Byers, 6/14).