"(3m) Subpoenas issued for libel or slander
The prohibition against issuing 7
a subpoena under sub. (2) or (3) does not apply to a subpoena issued by a circuit court 8
if all of the following conditions are met:
(a) The subpoena is issued in an action against a news person for libel or 10
slander, and the complaint states a claim upon which relief may be granted.
(b) The news, information, or identity of the source is highly relevant to the 12
(c) The news, information, or identity of the source is necessary to the 2
maintenance of a party's claim or defense or to the proof of an issue material to the 3
(d) The news, information, or identity of the source is not obtainable from any 5
alternative source for the action.".