No. 81SA71.

632 P.2d 567 (1981)

William GAGNON and The Star-Journal Publishing Corporation, Petitioners, v. The DISTRICT COURT In and For the COUNTY OF FREMONT, State of Colorado and The Honorable John Anderson, One of the Judges Thereof, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Colorado.

Rehearing Denied August 24, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Petersen & Fonda, P. C., William F. Mattoon, David W. Crockenberg, Pueblo, for petitioners.

John Anderson, pro se.

Fishman & Geman, P. C., Donald T. Trinen, Stephanie M. Smith, Denver, for respondents.

Cooper & Kelley, P. C., Thomas B. Kelley, Denver, for amicus curiae, The Colorado Press Ass'n.

HODGES, Chief Justice.

In this original proceeding we issued a rule to show cause why an order of the respondent district court compelling the disclosure of a newspaper reporter's confidential source and the production of documents from that source should not be reversed. From our review of the record we conclude that the order was not an abuse of discretion. We therefore discharge the rule.

On August 5, 1980, a news article appeared in the Pueblo Chieftain...

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