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What actually IS a podcast network, anyway?

Gordon P. Firemark

This week, I've been head-down on a couple of projects for start-up podcast networks. Every network is a little bit different, but they all have a few common hallmarks. Here are some examples: Overall character of the relationship. Is the host a gun-for-hire, or an owner of the show?

An E-Discovery Acquisition, As Lighthouse Acquires H5

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FCC Grants Conditional Waiver To NFL For "Coach to Coach" Communications In Event of Internet Outage

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The FCC has conditionally granted the National Football League's request for a waiver of Section 96.39(C) C) of the Commission's rules "to allow it to continue to operate its coach-to-coach communications system in the limited circumstance of an Internet outage in

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: June 26, 2021 to July 2, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

Dr. Fauci on delta variant, booster shots and masks for the vaccinated

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Another ‘Stealth’ Practice Management Acquisition, This Time Of Tabs3

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Earlier this week, I reported on the unannounced acquisitions by MyCase of two legal technology companies, CASEpeer and Woodpecker.

On LawNext Podcast: The Legal Fellows Tackling Systemic Racism in Law

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The past year has laid bare, in shockingly explicit detail, the racial inequities of the justice system.

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Guest Post: How Santa Clara Law Graduates Students with a ‘Tech Edge’

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Editor’s note: The first cohort just graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law’s innovative Tech Edge J.D.

BNY Mellon’s Work With AI CLM Platform Evisort Wins Global Innovation Award

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The international investment banking company BNY Mellon has won a global award for innovation in contracting as a result of its work with the AI-powered contract lifecycle management company Evisort.

Bill Barr 'Lied To Us Over And Over Again,' Says Legal Analyst

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Creator Of Term ‘Critical Race Theory’ Kimberlé Crenshaw Explains What I.

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Good morning. On Covid, the U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries.

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July 7, 2021 By David Leonhardt Good morning. On Covid, the U.S. looks increasingly like two different countries. A mobile vaccination crew in Jackson, Wyo.

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Did the Supreme Court Just Kill the Voting Rights Act?

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Did the Supreme Court Just Kill the Voting Rights Act? July 6, 2021 Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, left, and John Lewis. Illustration by The New York Times; photographs by Anna Moneymaker and Doug Mills/The New York Times, Victor J.

Opinion | This Wave of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws is Un-American - The New York Times

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Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws Are Un-American July 5, 2021 Sharpshutter, via Getty Images By Kmele Foster, David French, Jason Stanley and Thomas Chatterton Williams The authors are a cross-partisan group of thinkers who have written extensively about authoritarianism, liberalism and free speech.

Newly-released recording lands Giuliani in major trouble

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African Intellectual Powerhouse Explains why Africa has Never Needed the.

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Opinion | U.S. Covid Vaccine Numbers Are Great. Keep Going. - The New York Times

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We’ve Come So Far With Vaccines, America. Now Keep Going. July 3, 2021 Nicholas Konrad/the New York Times By The Editorial Board The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values.

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In Class with Carr, Ep. 69: On Cosby and Freedom!

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Fears of new US Covid surge as Delta spreads and many remain unvaccinated Vast majority of deaths are in unvaccinated people, as cases rise in nearly half of states

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Fears of new US Covid surge as Delta spreads and many remain unvaccinated Vast majority of deaths are in unvaccinated people, as cases rise in nearly half of states Lauren Aratani More than nine out of 10 Americans who died from Covid-19 in the US in June were unvaccinated, according to Anthony Fauci – a statistic that health officials say is especially concerning given the prevalence of vaccine hesitancy in some regions and the rise of the Delta variant.

The Assassination of Malcolm X: Ex-Undercover Officer Admits Role in FBI & Police Conspiracy | Democracy Now!

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated overnight in his home by gunmen, says acting prime minister

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated overnight in his home by gunmen, says acting prime minister Miriam Berger July 7, 2021 at 6:46 a.m. EDT Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti, addresses the 73rd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York on Sep. 27, 2018. Timothy A.

Frederick Douglass scorned July 4th because of slavery - The Washington Post

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"Frederick Douglass had nothing but scorn for July Fourth. The Black abolitionist spoke for the enslaved. What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?’ Douglass demanded in 1852 Gillian Brockell July 4, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Frederick Douglass circa 1852, when he was in his mid-30s. Samuel J. Miller/Art Institute of Chicago) “The papers and placards say that I am to deliver a 4th [of] July oration.” So began Frederick Douglass on the platform of Corinthian Hall in Rochester, N.Y.

Supreme Court upholds Arizona laws that restrict voting access for people of color

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Supreme Court upholds Arizona laws that restrict voting access for people of color

Abolition of the Slave Trade Rising racist sentiment in the North denied free blacks any role in public patriotic celebrations like the Fourth of July. White mobs often attacked any blacks who sought to celebrate American freedom, asserting that blacks were not equal citizens and had no role in such civic celebrations. The idea behind the Dred Scott decision that blacks were not included in the American promise of liberty was present on the ground long before it became law. In a bold response, blacks created their own holiday, January 1, celebrating the abolition of the slave trade by the United States in 1808. From the start, they seized the day to celebrate their struggle for freedom. Festivities included parades, banquets, and church services, with a celebratory sermon for the occasion. Many sermons were published as pamphlets and comprise the earliest distinctive genre of African American writing.

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Abolition of the Slave Trade “Rising racist sentiment in the North denied free blacks any role in public patriotic celebrations like the Fourth of July. White mobs often attacked any blacks who sought to celebrate American freedom, asserting that blacks were not equal citizens and had no role in such civic celebrations. The idea behind the Dred Scott decision that blacks were not included in the American promise of liberty was present on the ground long before it became law.

'Like The Mob': Trump In Trouble As Family Member Floats Ivanka Flipping

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War Criminal Found Dead at 88

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War Criminal Found Dead at 88 The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering. By Phyllis Bennis Unlike those killed in the wars he launched, Donald Rumsfeld died peacefully.

Two Supreme Court Justices Try to Ignite Debate on Defamation Standards – What A Change Would Mean for Broadcasters News and Political Ad Sales

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For well over 50 years, the Supreme Court’s New York Times v. Sullivan decision has governed the principles applied by the courts when assessing any claim of defamation.

Texas Republicans Reveal Bills of Far-Reaching Voting Restrictions In their second attempt to pass a sweeping elections overhaul, Republican lawmakers followed the broad outlines of the first, including a wide range of measures to limit voting access.

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Texas Republicans Reveal Bills of Far-Reaching Voting Restrictions “In their second attempt to pass a sweeping elections overhaul, Republican lawmakers followed the broad outlines of the first, including a wide range of measures to limit voting access.

Today’s Legaltech Week Live Roundtable: Here’s What’s On Tap

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The Friday Legaltech Week live journalists’ roundtable is back today at 3 p.m. when a panel of journalists and bloggers discuss the top stories in legal technology and innovation. Having been off last week, we’ll have two weeks to catch up on.

Howard University hires Nikole Hannah-Jones, Ta-Nehisi Coates - The Washington Post

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, Ta-Nehisi Coates to join Howard University faculty "Hannah-Jones said she would not join faculty of UNC-Chapel Hill after tenure controversy Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones is shown in a May 2016 photo at the Peabody Awards ceremony in New York. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) The surprising development came less than a week after trustees for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill voted to award tenure to Hannah-Jones.

The panic over critical race theory is an attempt to whitewash U.S. history - The Washington Post

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"The panic over critical race theory is an attempt to whitewash U.S. history Banning discussion of race makes it impossible to discuss the past accurately Kimberlé Crenshaw (Katty Huertas for The Washington Post) The nation’s summer holiday season was refreshed this year with the addition of Juneteenth National Independence Day a few weeks before the Fourth of July.