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Online Journalists Are Real Journalists

By coming forward and disclosing wrongdoing within government or business, whistleblowers stand to lose their jobs, their families or worse. If whistleblowers can’t rely on journalists to maintain their anonymity, we all lose as a society. The most valuable currency we have as journalists is our integrity. I made a promise to my sources and must consider the real prospect of jail time simply because I don’t put ink to paper while reporting. This ruling mixes two parts Kafka with one part Orwell for online journalists.

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Surprise Court Order Cancels Journalist Hearing

Gilman v. Toll

Is Sam Toll A Reporter? Judge Rules Yes. Readers of The Teller are aware of the upcoming hearing to determine if The Teller’s editor Sam Toll is a journalist and if The Teller is a modern day equivalent of a newspaper. The hearing was originally set for December 20th. It …

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Gilman v. Toll – Toll Files Motion To Dismiss

Gilman v. Toll

Toll Files Motion To Dismiss Case Based On Evidence Surrounding Lance Gilman’s Residence Attorneys for Sam Toll filed a motion yesterday to dismiss the defamation lawsuit brought by Storey County Commissioner Lance Gilman. The Court granted an order requiring a quick response to the order the same day. New evidence …

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Gilman v. Toll Hearing Postponed – Again

Gilman v. Toll

Judge James Wilson granted Lance Gilman a continuance this afternoon. Apparently, the airport in Las Vegas shuts down when snowflakes fall. Las Vegas airlines canceled 80% of their flights today. The hearing will decide if Sam Toll is a journalist and this site, The Teller, is a modern-day equivalent of …

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Gilman v. Toll Hearing Set for February 22nd

Gilman v. Toll

Perry Mason Style Hearing Set For February 22nd. For those of you new to The Teller, Mustang Ranch Brothel Owner, TRIC Broker and Executive, Blockchains Marketing and Government Relations Manager and Storey County Commissioner Lance Gilman is suing Sam Toll, Editor of The Teller for defamation per se. The background of the case …

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Virginia City Hill Climb Is Back!

Virginia City Hill Climb

Virginia City Hill Climb Set For September 21-22nd Car enthusiasts and Virginia City Merchants received some good news in January. The 49th Annual Virginia City Hill Climb will return to the Comstock. This year’s event will feature both exotic racers and vintage muscle cars zipping up the Truck Route on …

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Gilman v. Toll Hearing Postponed

Gilman v. Toll

Judge James Wilson Grants Lance Gilman A Continuance In Gilman v. Toll First District Court Judge James Wilson issued a continuance on the Gilman v. Toll hearing scheduled for December 20th, 2018. Lance Gilman’s attorney Gus Flangas requested the continuance on Friday, December 14th citing personal reasons. Judge Wilson did …

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Storey County Republicans Endorse Candidate

Storey County Republicans Endorse Candidate

Republicans Meet In Lockwood to Consider Endorsement Of Local Candidates On Monday, October 8th the Storey County Republican Central Committee met in Lockwood. There was a large gathering to hear from campaigns and candidates from all over Storey County. Folks from Mark Twain, Virginia City, The Highlands, and Lockwood came …

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Gilman v. Toll Hearing Date Set

Gilman v. Toll

Hearing Date Set in Gilman v Toll Defamation Suit Nevada First District Justice James Wilson has set December 20th for a hearing in Gilman v. Toll. The hearing, to be held at the Courthouse in Virginia City, will determine whether 1) Sam Toll is a journalist, and 2) if The …

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