North Carolina judge jails editor over reporter’s use of recorder in court

By Bryan Anderson, Associated Press/Report for America A North Carolina Superior Court judge put a small-town newspaper editor behind bars last month after one of his reporters used an audio recorder for note-taking purposes at a murder trial — a punishment the paper and media rights groups consider excessive. Judge Stephan Futrell sentenced Gavin Stone, … Continue reading North Carolina judge jails editor over reporter’s use of recorder in court