Why is the New York Times Coverage on Artist Rights So Oddly Inconsistent?

Music Technology Policy

If you read the New York Times Sunday Magazine (which probably means you’re over 40 or live inside of the Acela corridor), you may have noticed a story last week titled “ The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t “ This piece is another of these “Sky is Rising” type things bankrolled by the Computer & Communications Industry Association, aka Google. The real question is what is the New York Times up to.

James Comey Cometh - The New York Times

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James Comey Cometh - The New York Times"It is hard to calculate the grievousness of the wounds that James Comey’s testimony will inflict on Donald Trump.

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What’s Up With Music Rights for Broadcasters and Webcasters? – A Presentation on Pending Issues

Broadcast Law Blog

I addressed some of those issues in a presentation earlier this month at the Texas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention. I did my presentation in conjunction with a representative of SoundExchange, where he covered the nuts and bolts of the obligations of broadcasters and webcasters to file royalties for the noninteractive digital performance of sound recordings (e.g. The slides from my presentation are available here.

Trump’s Boogeymen? Women! - The New York Times

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Wilson was present during the controversial call between President Trump and the widow of the fallen soldier. Trump is advancing an agenda of white male identity politics and for those in his camp and in his corner, this is the dawn of a blissful new day. The New York Times

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Unemployment in Black and White - The New York Times

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"The recent finding by The New York Times that black students are still vastly underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities is one sign of how little the country has managed to do to close racial gaps. Unemployment in Black and White - The New York Times

1973 | Meet Donald Trump - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Donald Trump’s first quoted words in The New York Times expressed his view of the charges: “They are absolutely ridiculous.” “We

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.

The Man Who Spilled the Secrets | Politics | Vanity Fair

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What followed was a clash of civilizations—and ambitions—as Guardian editors and their colleagues at The New York Times and other media outlets struggled to corral a whistle-blowing stampede amid growing distrust and anger.

President Trump, Melting Under Criticism - The New York Times

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Brzezinski, which were capped by the claim that he refused to spend New Year’s Eve at Mar-a-Lago with Ms. Mr. Trump’s advocates are trying, implausibly, to present his online demonstrations of self-pity as feats of macho toughness. The big question for all of us is whether with his foot-stamping and his vulgarity Mr. Trump, in defiance of all his predecessors, is creating a new model for future presidential behavior.

Venezuela’s Opposition, Battling Nicolás Maduro, Suffers a Crippling Blow - The New York Times

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It was planning new laws, the release of its political prisoners and overhauls intended to pull Venezuela out of a deep economic crisis. Venezuela’s Opposition, Battling Nicolás Maduro, Suffers a Crippling Blow - The New York Times

San Juan Mayor Rebukes Trump Administration for Rosy Comments on Relief Effort - The New York Times

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On Friday evening, Mr. Trump again repeatedly praised his government’s response to the Puerto Rico hurricane during remarks to reporters before leaving for his New Jersey club for the weekend. “It’s "SAN JUAN, P.R. —

Trump Isn’t Hitler. But the Lying … - The New York Times

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No matter how bad a present-day politician, not one of them has charted or is charting a course to exterminate millions of innocent people as an act of ethnic cleansing. But the Lying … - The New York Times

President Trump Can’t Just Fire Robert Mueller - The New York Times

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Those rules provide that a special counsel is appropriate when a criminal investigation is warranted but presents a conflict of interest for the department. President Trump Can’t Just Fire Robert Mueller - The New York Times

The Test of Nazism That Trump Failed - The New York Times

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I write these lines in Poland, where the Holocaust is present in every absence, in a house where the Polish Nobel Prize-winning poet Czeslaw Milosz spent his summers when he was the same age as the young men I see in those photographs. The Test of Nazism That Trump Failed - The New York Time

Wake up America, Trump is the Chieftain of Spite - The New York Times

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There is a thing present in Obama and absent from Trump that no amount of money or power can alter: a sense of elegant intellectualism and taste." Charles Blow Trump, Chieftain of Spite - The New York TimesWhen will liberal and main stream news commentators admit that Trump's election was imply a White backlash to the first Black President. Surely future historians will see it this way. So many White Americans wear blinders when it comes to the issue of race.

When 20,000 American Nazis rallied in New York City in 1939. This is what "America First" means. - The Atlantic

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"In 1939, the German American Bund organized a rally of 20,000 Nazi supporters at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Together with Field of Vision, he decided to present the footage as a cautionary tale to Americans. When Academy Award-nominated documentarian Marshall Curry stumbled upon footage of the event in historical archives, he was flabbergasted. The short film, A Night at the Garden, premieres on The Atlantic today." (Via.)

Mr. Trump, Meet the Constitution - The New York Times

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Who said, at the Republican convention: “I will present the facts plainly and honestly. Mr. Trump, Meet the Constitution - The New York Times". When Donald Trump, hand on the Bible on Jan. 20, swears to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, we the people will have good reason to doubt he knows what he’s talking about.

Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Will Make You Rethink Race - The New York Times

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But a more constructive response might have been to recommend Raoul Peck’s life-altering new documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro.” Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Will Make You Rethink Race - The New York Times

Trump’s Racial Time Machine - The New York Times

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The laws of the universe are experienced without friction for white Americans because a willful denial of the past leaves them with no sense that their present is insecure or that their future is in question. But for us there is nothing new in this. Trump’s Racial Time Machine - The New York Times"James Baldwin, for example, argued relentlessly that whites believe they are white because they consistently forget their history.

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At User Conference, Thomson Reuters Elite Shows Off New Products

Media Law

At its international Vantage 2014 user conference last week in New York City, Thomson Reuters Elite showed off several new products. Full disclosure: Thomson Reuters paid my travel to New […].

Proposals Sought for TED-Style Talks on Innovation at ABA Annual Meeting

Media Law

The ABA Center for Innovation is seeking proposals for talks on legal innovation to be presented during a special Spotlight event at the ABA Annual Meeting in New York City on Aug. If you’ve always imagined yourself on stage at a TED-style event, this could be your chance. 12, 2017. The center will select 10 speakers, each […]. The post Proposals Sought for TED-Style Talks on Innovation at ABA Annual Meeting appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Black Men, Violence and ‘Fierce Urgency’ - The New York Times

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One exacerbating factor of community violence is the present and historical factors that helped form the communities and created the conditions for violence. Black Men, Violence and ‘Fierce Urgency’ - The New York Times"In the wake of the incredible level of attention garnered last year by citizens who were rightly outraged by state violence — often at the hands of law enforcement, directed disproportionately at black citizens — the issue of community violence receded.

Why We Need a National Monument to Reconstruction - The New York Times

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Why We Need a National Monument to Reconstruction - The New York Times" "Although Americans are already looking ahead to the next presidential administration, President Obama retains the power to shape his legacy and our nation in his remaining weeks in office.

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions - The New York Times

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Mr. Trump had some of those relatives address his rallies in the campaign, and several were present when he signed an executive order on immigration last month at the Department of Homeland Security. New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions - The New York Times

Was Trump’s Syria Strike Illegal? Explaining Presidential War Powers - The New York Times

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The interests invoked — protecting regional security and in upholding or enforcing important treaty norms — will always be present when the president is considering military intervention,” he wrote. Explaining Presidential War Powers - The New York Times

Mothers of Black Victims Emerge as a Force for Hillary Clinton - The New York Times

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The gathering, held without aides or journalists present, stretched into a nearly three-hour dinner over pork chops and gravy, fried okra and rice. Mothers of Black Victims Emerge as a Force for Hillary Clinton - The New York Times

How to Close Guantánamo - The New York Times

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The White House and the Pentagon will soon present to Congress a detailed plan for closing the prison. How to Close Guantánamo - The New York TimesFor almost 14 years, the United States’ military prison camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has sat festering on the edge of the Caribbean and the Constitution. Opened by President George W. Bush in the panicky months after the Sept.

New York High Court Splits on Applicability of Communications Decency Act Section 230 to Online Forum Operator

New Media and Technology Law

A divided New York Court of Appeals ruled on June 14, 2011, that an online forum administrator’s additions to an allegedly defamatory post by a user are protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The Real Estate Group of New York, Inc. , This is the first ruling by New York’s highest court on the scope of CDA Section 230, it was noted in both the majority opinion and the dissent.

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

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This presented black lawmakers with a dilemma: Defeating the bill might pave the way for something even more draconian down the line, and lose critical prevention funding still in the bill. The New York Times"Yet the historical record reveals a different story.

It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday

Digital Media Law

‘The Noir Series’ harkens back to the days of live TV but presents a thoroughly modern challenge to entertainment unions Bad Medicine,'' a segment from ''The Noir Series,'' features a chain-smoking doctor and two disconcerting nurses.

The King of Crash and Burn - The New York Times. Charles Blow

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When the Republicans actually had their opening to present and pass their own idea, America found it severely deficient, because it was severely deficient. "In the movie ‘Iron Man 2’ (yes, superhero films are my guilty pleasure, so just bear with me) the villain, a rogue Russian scientist, informs the hero, Iron Man, of his theory on how easily he could be brought down: ‘If you could make God bleed, people will cease to believe in Him.

Seeing so much of the present through Watergate makes it harder to see the future - The Washington Post

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A few weeks later, New York magazine’s Frank Rich wrote that there is “reason to hope that the 45th president’s path through scandal may wind up at the same destination as the 37th’s — a premature exit from the White House in disgrace — on a comparable timeline.” Seeing so much of the present through Watergate makes it harder to see the future - The Washington Post

Mothers of Black Victims Emerge as a Force for Hillary Clinton - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The gathering, held without aides or journalists present, stretched into a nearly three-hour dinner over pork chops and gravy, fried okra and rice. Mothers of Black Victims Emerge as a Force for Hillary Clinton - The New York Times

Self Defense Seminar in New York May 21, 2013

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Tuesday May 21st from 9:30AM - 4:30PM Mark will be returning to New York City on May 21st to present his Seminar Self Defense for Writers and Filmmakers under the auspices of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Writers and filmmakers need to understand their legal rights and how to defend themselves from those who may seek to exploit them. Where: Proskauer Rose LLP 11 Times Square, New York, NY Space is Limited.

Chorus Line Dancers Make A New Deal

DealFatigue

“This kind of arrangement has now become standard, though with less generous terms, for people involved in workshops that lead to Broadway productions,” wrote Campbell Robertson for The New York Times.

Chorus Line Dancers Make A New Deal

DealFatigue

“This kind of arrangement has now become standard, though with less generous terms, for people involved in workshops that lead to Broadway productions,” wrote Campbell Robertson for The New York Times.

Chorus Line Dancers Make A New Deal

DealFatigue

“This kind of arrangement has now become standard, though with less generous terms, for people involved in workshops that lead to Broadway productions,&# wrote Campbell Robertson for The New York Times. The revival presented the dancers with a unique opportunity to renegotiate.

The Bail Out

DealFatigue

MGM is already struggling to service its existing debt and like the banks and other financial businesses, may be unrecognizable from its present form down the road. No matter our behavior, the economy fluctuates from boom to bust on a fairly predicable basis.

The Bail Out

DealFatigue

MGM is already struggling to service its existing debt and like the banks and other financial businesses, may be unrecognizable from its present form down the road. No matter our behavior, the economy fluctuates from boom to bust on a fairly predicable basis.

The Bail Out

DealFatigue

MGM is already struggling to service its existing debt and like the banks and other financial businesses, may be unrecognizable from its present form down the road. No matter our behavior, the economy fluctuates from boom to bust on a fairly predicable basis.