Buzzfeed Blocked From Missouri Execution
Amid a new era in online journalism . . . Internets news now seeks Show-Me state execution transparency amid ongoing questions about the drugs used to kill convicts: "The state, in a court filing last week, also said that it has legal immunity from lawsuits such as Buzzfeed News reporter Christopher McDaniel’s case filed in August against George Lombardi, overseer of Missouri’s prison system. McDaniel countered that someone volunteers to witness an execution, and courts have acknowledged it’s unconstitutional to deprive someone from volunteering, saying they’re exercising their free-speech rights."
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Missouri says reporter doesn't have right to see executions