Original Link: http://www.rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/news/nj-judge-orders-local-blogger-defend-journalist-status

A New Jersey Superior Court judge recently ordered a blogger to defend her status as a journalist and explain why the state’s shield law applies to her in order to avoid revealing the names of government officials she accused of wrongdoing.

This debate is almost as never ending as the chicken and egg debate..