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Must Watch: Björn Ulvaeus Emerges as a Leader for Songwriters (@CISACNews)

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You’ve probably heard of the “song economy” or what is sometimes called the “singles economy.” ” Here’s an anecdote to help explain what that means. I asked a 15 year old to name her favorite artist and she did.

No-Code Legal Automation Startup Josef Raises $2.5M

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Josef , an Australia-based, no-code software platform that enables legal professionals to automate common tasks, has raised $2.5 million. The funding round was led by Australian venture firm Carthona Capital , with participation from U.S. investors, including The LegalTech Fund.

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Angelo on The Real Cost of Fake News: Smartmatic's $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News

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Michael Conklin, Angelo State University, has published The Real Cost of Fake News: Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News. Here is the abstract. On February 4, 2021, voting machine company Smartmatic filed a defamation lawsuit against Rudolph Giuliani

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: May 8, 2021 to May 14, 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. In a speech to the Media Institute, FCC Commissioner Starks spoke of the importance of diversity in media ownership and how it should be considered in making any decisions on revisions to the media ownership rules.

Performer Payments for NFTs

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German Notgeld Notes. Well, it’s happened again. The Internet has spoken—all extra cash is going to be devoted to curing cancer, distributing COVID vaccinations, world peace, child health and…oh, no wait. It’s going to be devoted to NFTs and getting rich on the latest bubble.

LawNext: How Law Schools Should Teach Tech, With April Dawson

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There is broad agreement that if law schools are to adequately train students for careers in law, then technology is a critical part of the curriculum. Despite this, many law schools get a failing grade when it comes to teaching tech. So how, exactly, should law schools teach tech?

Call For Participation: Virtual Colloquium on Race, Racism, and American Media @MiamiLawSchool @UHLAW @LiliLevi_UMLaw @TonyVarona @Dave_Fagundes @aliciacbell @JosephATorres

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Via Professor Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law: The University of Miami School of Law and University of Houston School of Law are sponsoring a virtual colloquium on race and the media on September 14, 2021. Here is

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History Can Be Erased. It Often Has Been.

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History Can Be Erased. It Often Has Been. May 19, 2021 By Charles Blow At a Tulsa, Okla., Red Cross hospital in 1921, survivors of the Tulsa Massacre recovered from their wounds.

Pro Bono Net and Legal Aid Groups Partner To Launch Eviction Resource For N.Y. Tenants

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At a time when many are predicting a tsunami of eviction cases resulting from the pandemic, the organization Pro Bono Net , in collaboration with several legal aid organizations, has launched TenantHelpNY.org , an online resource designed to help tenants in New York understand their housing rights.

Publication Opportunity: All About Cable and Broadband

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Rob Frieden, Pioneers Chair and Professor of Telecommunications and Law, Penn State University, tells me that he is looking for someone to replace him as the biannual updater to All About Cable and Broadband, published by Law Journal Press.

Does Local News Need Government Assistance to Survive – Legislation Proposed to Set Up Commission to Study the Impact of Changes in Local Media on Local Communities  

Broadcast Law Blog

There can be no doubt that local newspapers have been significantly impacted over the last two decades by the ascent of the Internet. And, as we have written before (see, for instance, our article here ), digital media has also had a significant impact on the local revenues of broadcasters, who also have traditionally specialized in covering local events.

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Eversheds and Fastcase Launch Data Analytics Tool To Assess Spoliation Risk

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One of the riskiest aspects of litigation practice is spoliation — the destruction or alteration of evidence — which can carry costly sanctions for both lawyers and their clients.

A Conversation with David Colarusso, Director of Suffolk Law’s LIT Lab

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David Colarusso , director of the Legal Innovation & Technology Lab at Suffolk Law School in Boston, recently joined me for an episode of my Law Insights program on Litera TV.

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Add-On To Agiloft’s CRM Platform Manages Sourcing and Suppliers

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The contract lifecycle management company Agiloft today released an add-on module for companies to manage sourcing and supplier information, with the goal of reducing sourcing cycle time, automating supplier onboarding, and monitoring ongoing compliance.

Alt Legal Partners with CompuMark to Expand Its Global Trademark Coverage

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Wednesday: Tromans, Torpe and Me on the Past, Present and Future of #Legaltech

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Did the legal tech movement begin in the 1970s? What is causing the current boom in legal tech? And what will happen once the pandemic is over?

Legaltech Week Live: Two Guest Panelists Today, and Here Are Our Topics

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Live today at 3 E.T. is our weekly Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable , where our panel of journalists and bloggers discuss the top stories in legal technology and innovation.

‘I am seeking justice’: Tulsa massacre survivor, 107, testifies to US Congress | US news | The Guardian

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‘I am seeking justice’: Tulsa massacre survivor, 107, testifies to US Congress David Smith '"I still smell smoke and see fire': Tulsa massacre survivor, 107, testifies to US Congress – video For nearly a century she was denied a voice by a culture of silence.

Gaza War Deepens a Long-Running Humanitarian Crisis The Palestinian enclave was already in a dire state. The war with Israel has made it worse, damaging the health and sewage systems, closing schools and displacing tens of thousands

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Gaza War Deepens a Long-Running Humanitarian Crisis “The Palestinian enclave was already in a dire state. The war with Israel has made it worse, damaging the health and sewage systems, closing schools and displacing tens of thousands. Published May 18, 2021 Updated May 19, 2021, 3:30 a.m.

‘They kill the person twice’: police spread falsehoods after using deadly force, analysis finds

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They kill the person twice’: police spread falsehoods after using deadly force, analysis finds A coroner determined Dujuan Armstrong died of asphyxiation due to force, shown in body-cam footage.

Nations Must Drop Fossil Fuels, Fast, World Energy Body Warns - The New York Times

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Nations Must Drop Fossil Fuels, Fast, World Energy Body Warns "A landmark report from the International Energy Agency says countries need to move faster and more aggressively to cut planet-warming pollution. May 18, 2021, 1:00 a.m.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Latest updates on Israel-Hamas battles over Gaza - The Washington Post

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Latest updates on Israel-Hamas battles over Gaza "The Israeli military said 62 fighter jets had dropped 110 “guided armaments” on 65 targets, including Hamas commanders, rocket launchpads and the militant group’s tunnel network. Neither side reported casualties.

How did Covid slip through Taiwan’s ‘gold standard’ defences? | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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How did Covid slip through Taiwan’s ‘gold standard’ defences? Island state went 253 days without a single local case but now the number of cases is rising sharply Helen Davidson A healthcare worker prepares people for testing following a surge of covid 19 infections in Taipei.

Fed up Liz Cheney finally throws Kevin McCarthy under the bus ON FOX NEWS

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Political Corruption Of Secret Service Made Biden Safety A Concern

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Fauci Confirms ‘Extremely Low’ Risk Of Transmission For Fully Vaccinated

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Stand Your Ground: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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White People Rescued Before Africans, African Girl Survives 22 Days at S.

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Fed up Jaime Harrison SHREDS Ted Cruz (interview with Brian Tyler Cohen)

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Shocking Admission of how the West Purposely Benefits from the Underdeve.

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Fauci On Maskless Safety If Vaccinated And Who Should Play Him Next

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Bernie Sanders: The U.S. Must Stop Being an Apologist for the Netanyahu Government

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Bernie Sanders: The U.S. Must Stop Being an Apologist for the Netanyahu Government May 14, 2021 Khalil Hamra/Associated Press By Bernie Sanders Mr. Sanders is a senator from Vermont. Israel has the right to defend itself.”

America, The Rerpublican Party & Facism

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Why I'm Finally Moving To BEAUTIFUL AFRICA - A Journey Home

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Ilhan Omar @IlhanMN "Disgusting and immoral for the US to endorse this violent bloodshed. I don’t know any other time when the US has actively blocked a ceasefire and allowed for civilians to get slaughtered."

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Israeli airstrike on Gaza claims eight young cousins | Israel | The Guardian

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Israeli airstrike on Gaza claims eight young cousins | Israel | The Guardian

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