Application of ORS 44.520
(1) ORS 44.520 (Limitation on compellable testimony from media persons) applies regardless of whether a person has disclosed elsewhere any of the information or source thereof, or any of the related information.
(2) ORS 44.520 (Limitation on compellable testimony from media persons) continues to apply in relation to any of the information, or source thereof, or any related information, even in the event of subsequent termination of a person’s connection with, employment by or engagement in any medium of communication to the public.
(3) The provisions of ORS 44.520 (Limitation on compellable testimony from media persons) (1) do not apply with respect to the content or source of allegedly defamatory information, in civil action for defamation wherein the defendant asserts a defense based on the content or source of such information. [1973 c.22 §§4,5; 1979 c.820 §2]
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