'Sexting' victim sues Hearst-Argyle TV station

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Local television news isn't exactly known for hard-hitting journalism, so it's no surprise to read that a Cincinnati station featured reports about the act of "sexting," sending sexually explicit come-ons via a cell phone. But WLWT-TV may.

Hollywood Interns: Class Action Lawsuit Against Fox in Jeopardy

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The company races to court with news that a suit with "identical arguments" against Hearst has been rejected. The Business Hearst Corporation THR, Esq. read more. Labor Business 20th Century Fox Film

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Aereo Sued By Hearst-Owned TV Station in Boston

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Business Hearst Television THR, Esq. The ABC affiliate is the latest broadcaster to demand an injunction. It''s the first lawsuit against Barry Diller''s digital TV service outside of New York. read more. Television Barry Diller Tech Business

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast 43 – No copyright, Sherlock?

Gordon P. Firemark

Hearst Stations, Inc. Call us with your feedback: (310) 243-6231. In this Episode: More about Aereo, Faulkner and Sherlock Holmes. The Turtles lead class action over pre-1972 works. No royalties after patent expires.

New York Publishing Headquarters Dazzle

Thompson On Hollywood

How many jobs at Hearst, Conde Nast and The New York Times could have been saved with the billions spend on changing the Manhattan skyline? From top, Hearst, IAC, NY Times, and Conde Nast towers, and Conde Nast dining room.].

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

Gordon P. Firemark

Hearst Stations, Inc. New Litigation in Boston: Having expanded its footprint beyond New York, Aereo is again meeting resistance, this time from Hearst Stations, owner of ABC affiliate WCVB-TV, in Boston.

CROWD RELEASE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Hearst Publishing, 40 Cal. When producers shoot a scene at a place open to the public people in the background might be captured on camera. It is often not practicable to get every member of the crowd to sign a release. Consequently, producers may post a sign at the entrances to the event alerting participants that they may be captured on screen and stating that by entering the venue they are consenting to be recorded.

CROWD RELEASE

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Hearst Publishing, 40 Cal. When producers shoot a scene at a place open to the public people in the background might be captured on camera. It is often not practicable to get every member of the crowd to sign a release. Consequently, producers may post a sign at the entrances to the event alerting participants that they may be captured on screen and stating that by entering the venue they are consenting to be recorded.

You Furnish The Emotion and I’ll Furnish the Votes

Music Technology Policy

” Attributed to an 1898 cable from William Randolph Hearst to Frederick Remington on assignment in Cuba before the Spanish-American War. . William Randolph Hearst was one of the original purveyors of fake news in the mass media. (You

Major news organizations join call for webcast of Tenenbaum hearing

Copyrights & Campaigns

The Hearst Corp., A coalition of major news organizations has filed an amicus brief in the First Circuit in support of webcasting a Feb. 24 District Court motion hearing in the record labels' copyright suit against accused peer-to-peer infringer Joel Tenenbaum. According to an AP report : The news groups filing the brief also included [in addition to the NY Times and the AP,] Courtroom Television Network, Dow Jones & Co., Gannett Co.

I sure hope they have a good antitrust lawyer in the room

Copyrights & Campaigns

Scripps, Advance Publications, McClatchy, Hearst Newspapers, MediaNews Group, the Associated Press, Philadelphia Media Holdings, Lee Enterprises and Freedom Communication Inc., James Warren : Shhhh. Newspaper publishers are quietly holding a very, very important conclave today. Will you soon be paying for online content? Here's a story the newspaper industry's upper echelon apparently kept from its anxious newsrooms: A discreet Thursday meeting in Chicago about their future.

The Courts Continue To Split on Streaming TV Services - As Boston Court Denies TV Broadcasters Request for an Injunction Against Aereo

Broadcast Law Blog

The battle over services that record and stream over-the-air TV without compensation to TV broadcasters has become even more confusing, with a US District Court judge in Boston denying an injunction to stop the Aereo service in Massachusetts in a suit brought by Hearst Corporation, which owns a local TV station. The Court still wasn’t convinced that Hearst would prevail on the merits of this claim, but did want to hear more about the issue when the case goes to trial.

My Slate piece: 'Collusion Course: Does today's hush-hush meeting of newspaper executives violate antitrust law?'

Copyrights & Campaigns

Scripps, Advance Publications, McClatchy, Hearst Newspapers, MediaNews Group, the Associated Press, Philadelphia Media Holdings, Lee Enterprises, and Freedom Communication Inc. I have a new piece in Slate discussing the antitrust implications of recent meetings of newspaper execs at which they discussed the possibility of charging for online content. A taste: The newspaper world has temporarily diverted its gaze from its collective navel to Rosemont, Ill.

Sidney Blumenthal · A Short History of the Trump Family: The First Family · LRB 16 February 2017

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

A Short History of the Trump Family Sidney Blumenthal "The most enduring blight left behind by Donald Trump, long after he has smashed things up, will be the pile of books devoted to trying to make sense of him. It will grow after investigative journalists have spent years diving for hidden records, exploring subterranean corporations and foreign partners but never reaching the dark ocean bottom.

Lawsuit Filed Against Producer Who Captured Women Baring Their Bodies in Public

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Hearst Publishing, 40 Cal. April 30, 2002 Lawsuit Filed Against Producer Who Captured Women Baring Their Bodies in Public A Florida State University student is suing a producer who videotaped her as she exposed her breasts in public on Bourbon Street in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. The footage was included in the production “Girls Gone Wild,” with the woman’s image also put on videocassette covers.

Lawsuit Filed Against Producer Who Captured Women Baring Their Bodies in Public

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Hearst Publishing, 40 Cal. April 30, 2002 Lawsuit Filed Against Producer Who Captured Women Baring Their Bodies in Public A Florida State University student is suing a producer who videotaped her as she exposed her breasts in public on Bourbon Street in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. The footage was included in the production “Girls Gone Wild,” with the woman’s image also put on videocassette covers.

Welcome to the Bigs: Columbia Journalism Review Throws the Switch on “The Switch” Blog at Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post

Music Technology Policy

This is pretty common stuff–William Randolph Hearst, Lord Beaverbrook, Rupert Murdoch–does anyone seriously question that Bezos will push his own hustle at the Post? The Washington Post started a new blog called “The Switch” (a blog that was probably conceived in the weeks before Jeff Bezos announced the he had bought the newspaper).