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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press reported that New York Times reporter James Risen has been ordered to “testify  about non-protected matters in the upcoming trial of an alleged ex-CIA leaker.” Risen won’t have to identify his anonymous source but he has to provide information about “the accuracy of his reporting.”

According to POLITICO, he has to explain how he used quotations, for example. POLITICO reported that U.S. District Court judge Leonie Brinkema told Risen’s attorney “that Risen’s testimony will be ‘very limited.'”

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