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Music Director at WJCU Breaks with National Association of Broadcasters in Letter to Congress Supporting Artist Pay for Radio Play

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We’ve always viewed college radio and AAA as outlets for new music and helping artists find an audience in comparison to commercial broadcasters who typically are largely interested in artists who already have an audience. Not to put too fine an edge on that because there are many examples of commercial radio getting behind a new artist who is getting traction, but as a general rule I think it’s fair to say that they rarely get behind a new artist early.

The Times's Dealings With Julian Assange - NYTimes.com

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The Guardian suggested — to increase the impact as well as to share the labor of handling such a trove — that The New York Times be invited to share this exclusive bounty. This time, Assange imposed a new condition: The Guardian was not to share the material with The New York Times.

Did Blacks Really Endorse the 1994 Crime Bill? - The New York Times

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Calls for tough sentencing and police protection were paired with calls for full employment, quality education and drug treatment, and criticism of police brutality. The New York Times"Yet the historical record reveals a different story.

The Faith-Based President Defrocked - New York Times

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The Faith-Based President Defrocked - New York Times October 9, 2005 The Faith-Based President Defrocked By FRANK RICH. Less than a week earlier his own commanders had told Congress that the number of Iraqi battalions capable of fighting unaided had dropped from 3 to 1 since June. As New York's Daily News would quickly report, the man in question "may not even be one of the top 10 or 15 leaders."

The Faith-Based President Defrocked - New York Times

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The Faith-Based President Defrocked - New York Times October 9, 2005 The Faith-Based President Defrocked By FRANK RICH. Less than a week earlier his own commanders had told Congress that the number of Iraqi battalions capable of fighting unaided had dropped from 3 to 1 since June. As New York's Daily News would quickly report, the man in question "may not even be one of the top 10 or 15 leaders."

Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is - New York Times

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Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is - New York Times January 13, 2006 News Analysis Few Glimmers of How Conservative Judge Alito Is By ADAM LIPTAK WASHINGTON, Jan. Board of Education, the 1954 school desegregation case, was correctly decided. On Thursday, he said he "can't think of a reason why" Congress could not outlaw employment discrimination against gay men and lesbians. And he said that a diverse student body was an important value in education.

Files From 80's Lay Out Stances of Bush Nominee - New York Times

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Files From 80's Lay Out Stances of Bush Nominee - New York Times July 27, 2005 Files From 80's Lay Out Stances of Bush Nominee By DAVID E. Judge Roberts, now on the federal court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, also argued that Congress had the constitutional power "to divest the lower federal courts of jurisdiction over school prayer cases.". We do not believe busing is necessary" to ensure equal educational opportunity, he declared.

Files From 80's Lay Out Stances of Bush Nominee - New York Times

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Files From 80's Lay Out Stances of Bush Nominee - New York Times July 27, 2005 Files From 80's Lay Out Stances of Bush Nominee By DAVID E. Judge Roberts, now on the federal court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, also argued that Congress had the constitutional power "to divest the lower federal courts of jurisdiction over school prayer cases.". We do not believe busing is necessary" to ensure equal educational opportunity, he declared.

From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times

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From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times November 27, 2005 From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton By DAVID D. Mr. Morgan's memorandum and other records of Concerned Alumni are contained at the Library of Congress in the papers of William A. As for how Judge Alito might rule as a Supreme Court justice, Mr. Napolitano, a former Superior Court judge in New Jersey, said, "Who knows what will happen?".

From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times

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From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton - New York Times November 27, 2005 From Alito's Past, a Window on Conservatives at Princeton By DAVID D. Mr. Morgan's memorandum and other records of Concerned Alumni are contained at the Library of Congress in the papers of William A. As for how Judge Alito might rule as a Supreme Court justice, Mr. Napolitano, a former Superior Court judge in New Jersey, said, "Who knows what will happen?".

Entertainment Law Update Podcast #46 – Top Ten Stories of 2013 – Forecast 2014

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New York Times. Lawsuit: Criteria to be a lawful training program/internship program: Given in an educational environment. Benefits they may have received are the results of working as any other employee works, not of internships designed to be uniquely educational.

NEW LAW WILL HELP INDIE FILMMAKERS RAISE FINANCING

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gifts), this new law, when it becomes effective, will allow filmmakers to raise up to one million dollars in equity investments by soliciting the general public without complying with the onerous security regulations currently in place. A company selling stock on the New York Stock Exchange is an example of a public offering. The new law had bi-partisan support. It passed Congress with a 73-26 Senate vote and a 380-41 House vote.

Daily Kos: Justice Scalia's accidental argument for equal rights

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In 1868, when the 39th Congress was debating and ultimately proposing the 14th Amendment , I don't think anybody would have thought that equal protection applied to sex discrimination, or certainly not to sexual orientation. An editorial in the New York Times called his view "outlandish.". In these comments, Justice Scalia says if Congress wants to protect laws that prohibit sex discrimination, that's up to them," she said.

American crossroads: Reagan, Trump and the devil down south | US news | The Guardian

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Most otherwise educated Americans are unaware of 20th Century American history because it is not emphasized in the schools and if you live in the South it is rarely taught at all. Brown v Board of Education was a tremblor. I think we just gave the south to the Republicans,” he told his staff after ramming the Civil Rights Act of 1964 through Congress. Something new and nasty was afoot; Republicans were acting like a bunch of Dixiecrats. Please read this article.

More Evidence that a Digital Television Conversion Delay May Be On Its Way - But There is Opposition

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A day after the Obama transition team wrote to Congress suggesting that the DTV transition now scheduled for February 17 be delayed, there are indications that a bandwagon effect is beginning to develop in favor of such a delay.

The Middle East International Film Festival

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That approach includes building studio space to attract film production, offering budding filmmakers a focused education through the soon-to-be opened New York Film Academy, and providing financing for both international and local films. Congress Extends Federal Tax Incentive The Section 181 tax incentive has been extended through December 2009. The new provisions are retroactive to January 2008

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The Middle East International Film Festival

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That approach includes building studio space to attract film production, offering budding filmmakers a focused education through the soon-to-be opened New York Film Academy, and providing financing for both international and local films. Congress Extends Federal Tax Incentive The Section 181 tax incentive has been extended through December 2009. The new provisions are retroactive to January 2008

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CBS 46: News and Weather for Atlanta, GA, WGCL, CBS46.com | Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse

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CBS 46: News and Weather for Atlanta, GA, WGCL, CBS46.com | Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse : Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse Nov 23, 2006 01:13 PM Associated Press photo NEW YORK (AP) -- Cell phone owners will be allowed to break software locks on their handsets in order to use them with competing carriers under new copyright rules announced Wednesday. All told, Librarian of Congress James H.

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CBS 46: News and Weather for Atlanta, GA, WGCL, CBS46.com | Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse

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CBS 46: News and Weather for Atlanta, GA, WGCL, CBS46.com | Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse : Copyright office issues 6 new rights, including cell phone reuse Nov 23, 2006 01:13 PM Associated Press photo NEW YORK (AP) -- Cell phone owners will be allowed to break software locks on their handsets in order to use them with competing carriers under new copyright rules announced Wednesday. All told, Librarian of Congress James H.

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Google’s Charm Offensive Comes to Nashville Behind YouTube Front: But Where is the Straight Count?

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The Internet has opened up opportunities for existing artists and publishers and, at the sametime, leveled the playing field for new creators. We are excited to bring our educational program to Nashville and help empower these creators online.”. By members of Congress.

Privacy Rights, Property Rights and Google

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Or as David Lowery said, meet the new boss, worse than the old boss. When Google’s Eric Schmidt tells the Congress that the company has learned from its “corporate predecessors”, that’s one lesson it hasn’t learned.