Media Coverage of High Profile Stories: A Case Study

Media Law Prof Blog

Moreham, Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Law, is publishing Grief Journalism, Physical Intrusion, and Loss: The Pike River Coal Mine Disaster in Comparative Defamation and Privacy (Andrew T. Kenyon, ed.; Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). Here is the

A Case Study Of Documentary Filmmakers and Their Attitudes Toward Copyright Practices

Media Law Prof Blog

This study, based on a Patricia Aufderheide, American University School of Communication and Aram Sinnreich, American University, have published Documentarians, Fair Use and Free Expression: Changes in Copyright Attitudes and Actions with Access to Best Practices. Here is the abstract.

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@amassembly Astroturf “Study” a Case Study for How Google Launders Money

Music Technology Policy

If you read the Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice “study” that was at the center of the controversy over the attack on the Copyright Office comment page on regulations.gov, you’ll greatly appreciate the irony in this clear and concise acknowledgement (at p.

What Entertainment Lawyers Charge Their Clients: A Case Study Featuring DJ Mustard

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Five percent or ten percent? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online

Penney on Internet Suveillance, Regulation, and Chilling Effects Online: A Comparative Case Study @jon_penney

Media Law Prof Blog

How to Con Black Law Students: A Case Study - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

How to Con Black Law Students: A Case Study - The New York Times"Bethune-Cookman doesn’t have a law school, so it makes sense that it would want to partner with an accredited institution.

New Jersey’s Truth in Music Statute: A Case Study

Film and Television Law Blog

A recent case in the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit analyzed New Jersey 's Deceptive Practices in Musical Performances Statute (“Truth in Music Act”).   In that case, Singer Management Consultants, Inc.       The facts of the case were straightforward. a reasonable attorney's fee as part of the costs” in civil rights cases.”

Implementing Net Neutrality Across Legal Regimes

Media Law Prof Blog

Christopher Marsden, University of Sussex Law School, has published Comparative Case Studies in Implementing Net Neutrality: A Critical Analysis.

MTP Podcast: Spotify’s Direct Public Offering

Music Technology Policy

Spotify Case Study: Structuring and Executing a Direct Listing . Chris Castle explains Spotify’s direct public offering (compared to a traditional IPO) and commentary on how the stock is performing (NOT investment advice).

Valuing Public Domain Photographs and Their Use On Wikipedia

Media Law Prof Blog

Heald, University of Illinois College of Law, and Kris Erikson and Martin Kretschmer, University of Glasgow, have published The Valuation of Unprotected Works: A Case Study of Public Domain Photographs on Wikipedia. Paul J. Here is the abstract. What is

Prosecuting Politicians For Hate Speech in Finland

Media Law Prof Blog

This article uses one case study to explore the Heli Askola, Monash University Faculty of Law, is publishing `Taking the Bait? Lessons from a ‘Hate Speech'' Prosecution, in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society (2014). Here is the abstract.

Internet Speech and Advocacy

Media Law Prof Blog

Juan Carlos Upegui Mejia, Universidad Externado de Colombia, has published Freedom of Expression, Social Networks and Criminal Law - The Case Study of Nicolás Castro (Libertad De Expresión, Redes Sociales Y Derecho Penal - Estudio Del Caso Nicolás Castro) in

Free Speech and Genocide Denial Under Rwanda's Laws

Media Law Prof Blog

A Case Study of the Application of Rwanda''s Genocide Denial Laws in volume 12 of the Northwestern University Journal of International Human Rights (2014). Nani Jansen, Media Legal Defence Initiative, has published Denying Genocide or Denying Free Speech? Here is

New Legal Guide to Newsgathering in Mass.

Media Law

In addition to describing the applicable law, it includes several case studies that illustrate how the law was applied to actual events.

Successes in Artist and Songwriter Advocacy Show the Importance of Fighting Back

Music Technology Policy

Blake Morgan and the #irespectmusic campaign was the foremost grassroots organizing effort in the music industry and has become a case study for doing it right. “Why does Rice play Texas?” ” President John F. Kennedy, Sept. 12, 1962, Rice University.

Saturdays With Harvey

DealFatigue

Case study: LEGO movie. Last week’s Entertainment Business symposium at UCLA lacked the usual spark one feels when 500 lawyers gather together in one room. Even so, I live-tweeted a number of the highlights from the two-day event. uclaentertainmentsymposiym financing film slates are back. — Peter Kaufman (@Dealfatigue) March 8, 2014. uclaentertainmentsymposiym interesting nugget: so much money in the film investment space that studios are raising their distribution fees.

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Evisort’s New Document Analyzer Offers Out-of-the-Box AI to Mine All A Company’s Contracts

Media Law

Evisort might just be the hottest legal tech and AI company you’ve never heard of.

Supreme Court Janus decision: To see its potential impact, just look at Michigan.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The case, Janus v. But one quick, useful case study comes to us from the state of Michigan, which implemented its own right-to-work legislation in 2013. "In a decision likely to weaken organized labor for years—if not decades—to come, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that public sector unions could no longer collect fees from workers whom they represent at the bargaining table, but who choose not to sign up as members.

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Goodnight Glassholes: Permissionless Innovation Meets 3D Reality

Music Technology Policy

The New York Times tells us that Google has now shelved Glass (“ A Retreat for Google Glass and a Case Study in the Perils of Making Hardware “). Today, Glass is more like a case study in the perils of developing hardware whose purpose isn’t clear.

Pandora’s Shell Game with Royalty and Revenue

Music Technology Policy

So stop right there–what do you think the response would be if you walked into any business school in the world (and not just the good ones) and asked the first MBA you met this question: How would you like a case study of a public company that has a $2.69

Is Political Hubris an Illness? - The New Yorker

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

President Trump, in the months since he entered the White House, has become a kind of international case study of mental health’s role in politics.

Opinion | ‘His Dirty Deeds’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Prosecutors have made a persuasive case that the moral compass of Mr. Cohen, who also pleaded guilty to tax evasion and bank fraud, didn’t locate true north until he was caught and his home, office and hotel room were raided by the F.B.I.

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Reporting from MidemNet (Cannes, Fr)

The Digital Lowdown

Jack Penate, a case study presented at MidemNet, created 100's of short videos as did Soulja Boy Tell 'Em. Today, I attended MidemNet which is the digital music conference that precedes Midem. This event attracts a wide variety of digerati, labels and music industry execs.

Thomson Unveils Global Hub for Free Legal Help

Media Law

The site also features two comprehensive libraries of news stories, legal materials, case studies and other resources. At an event today in New York City, Thomson Reuters will formally announce the launch of TrustLaw , a Web-based service that is intended to promote “the culture and practice of pro bono&# around the world.

Berkeley Law conference to explore legal aspects of social media

Copyrights & Campaigns

Here's the whole schedule : 9:00 - 9:15 Welcome to the Conference and Introductions Jason Schultz, Co-Director of the Samuelson Clinic for Law Technology and Public Policy Erin Murphy, Conference Chair and Assistant Professor of Law at UC Berkeley 8:30 - 9:00 Four Problems Unique to Social Networking and the Law Four case studies will set the themes for the day.

A Further Thought on the Canadian Bar Association Submission: It now has to be true

Music Technology Policy

MTP readers will recall that Winning the Web used Geist’s efforts for case studies, particularly his efforts against copyright reform in Canada and against ACTA. The National Post story is about Geist’s role in the Canadian Bar Association submission on the very copyright reform legislation that was the subject of the Winning the Web case study, and the ensuing public relations—and some might say ethical—debacle that has ensued.

Combating Incitement to Terrorism on the Internet: Comparative Approaches in the United States and United Kingdom and the Need for an International Solution

JetLawBlog

This Note compares the measures taken by the United States and the United Kingdom in combating terrorist use of the Internet for purposes of incitement, explains why such measures have been limited in effect, and extends lessons learned from these case studies to the international framework.

The Return of The Man 2.0: Why are artists excluded from next week’s IP Subcommittee hearing?

Music Technology Policy

Copyright Office; Laura Gasaway, Professor, University of North Carolina Law School and co-chair of the Section 108 Study Group; Daniel Gervais, Director, Vanderbilt Law School Intellectual Property Program;; Pam Samuelson, Professor, University of California at Berkeley Law School. This article was published in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal which we linked to in case you’re not a subscriber for some odd reason.

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Vote Now: Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW

Media Law

How we’re unique: Financial Times published a case study about how DataNovo partnered with Cisco in M&A to evaluate a target company’s patent portfolio, a process that normally take patent lawyers months, in days. Elevator pitch: The first SaaS platform in family law that streamlines the collection, organization and analysis of case data with secure digital collaboration. Vote now.

WikiLeaks Attacks Illegal Says Internet Society - PCWorld

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Related articles WikiLeaks Vows to Never Say Die With 355 New Websites - PCWorld (armwoodlaw.com) WikiLeaks: A Case Study in Web Survivability (pcworld.com) Hacker Group Defends Attacks on WikiLeaks Foes (pcworld.com) Anonymous Takes Down Visa.com in WikiLeaks Protest (pcworld.com).

Two Books Help Lawyers Get LinkedIn

Media Law

” After endeavoring to answer that question, Knapp follows with a second chapter, “Business Development Case Studies,” that illustrates actual examples of lawyers successfully using LinkedIn to build their practices.

The Success of Louis C.K. is Not a Joke on Anyone

Music Technology Policy

as a case study, what would you know from the facts and how repeatable would this model be? [Editor Charlie sez: This post originally appeared on March 9 but we thought it was worth a repost.]. Pretty soon, they all want to get into the act.”. Attributed to Jimmy Durante. Why Does The Press Consistently Get it More Wrong Than Right?

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Political Ad Content When Do You Need to Worry?

Broadcast Law Blog

Read on for details of a recent case study. In this particular case, the court also found that the allegations were true, which is an absolute defense to defamation, as noted above. Political speech has been called the "life-breath of democracy" by the US Supreme Court and receives very strong First Amendment protection.

Sita Sings the Copyright Blues

Copyrights & Campaigns

I fear that all she has accomplished is to provide a case study for a filmmaking textbook on how not to go about making an independent film. Via Alan Wexelblat of Copyfight comes the sad tale of an animated film called Sita Sings the Blues , which IMDB describes as "An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920's jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw." Roger Ebert is entranced by the film, and I have no reason to doubt his artistic judgment.

The Success of Louis C.K. is Not a Joke on Anyone

Music Technology Policy

as a case study, what would you know from the facts and how repeatable would this model be? “Pretty soon, they all want to get into the act.”. Attributed to Jimmy Durante. Why Does The Press Consistently Get it More Wrong Than Right?

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The Success of Louis C.K. is Not a Joke on Anyone

Music Technology Policy

as a case study, what would you know from the facts and how repeatable would this model be? “Pretty soon, they all want to get into the act.”. Attributed to Jimmy Durante. Why Does The Press Consistently Get it More Wrong Than Right?

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Capitol v. Jammie Thomas: Day 2 recap; sound and fury, likely signifying very little

Copyrights & Campaigns

Here's a full recap: The Two Defense Motions Last night the defense filed its two midnight motions : one arguing that plaintiffs must bring certified copies of the "deposit copies" of the 24 songs at issue into the courtroom in order to prove their case, and the other seeking to exclude a batch of corporate documents that support the chain of title of plaintiffs' copyrights. He then gave counsel an hour to go find cases saying he shouldn't.

One Bad Apple: The Complete Checklist on Google’s “Non Anti-Piracy” Anti-Piracy Policies

Music Technology Policy

Just remember–they said all this stuff before they paid $500 million to keep the drugs case from going to trial. DMCA notices] to remove such content from our services” and “have been improving our procedures over time” the most prominent of which is ContentID on YouTube that figures large in the Viacom-Premier League cases but which, as you will see later, is defined out of this non- mea culpa mea culpa. Simon Says YouTube is a “Special Case”.

One Bad Apple: The Complete Checklist on Google’s “Non Anti-Piracy” Anti-Piracy Policies

Music Technology Policy

Just remember–they said all this stuff before they paid $500 million to keep the drugs case from going to trial. DMCA notices] to remove such content from our services” and “have been improving our procedures over time” the most prominent of which is ContentID on YouTube that figures large in the Viacom-Premier League cases but which, as you will see later, is defined out of this non- mea culpa mea culpa. Simon Says YouTube is a “Special Case”.

One Bad Apple: The Complete Checklist on Google’s “Non Anti-Piracy” Anti-Piracy Policies

Music Technology Policy

Just remember–they said all this stuff before they paid $500 million to keep the drugs case from going to trial. DMCA notices] to remove such content from our services” and “have been improving our procedures over time” the most prominent of which is ContentID on YouTube that figures large in the Viacom-Premier League cases but which, as you will see later, is defined out of this non- mea culpa mea culpa. Simon Says YouTube is a “Special Case”.

One Bad Apple: The Complete Checklist on Google’s “Non Anti-Piracy” Anti-Piracy Policies

Music Technology Policy

Just remember–they said all this stuff before they paid $500 million to keep the drugs case from going to trial. DMCA notices] to remove such content from our services” and “have been improving our procedures over time” the most prominent of which is ContentID on YouTube that figures large in the Viacom-Premier League cases but which, as you will see later, is defined out of this non- mea culpa mea culpa. Simon Says YouTube is a “Special Case”.