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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.

Pushing Obamacare Over the Cliff - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times Photo by: Doug Mills/The New York Times These may sound like small potatoes, but the requirement that all Americans have insurance is at the heart of Obamacare. It’s no surprise that, like every huge new social program, the A.C.A.

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.

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

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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

Trump’s Racial Time Machine - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

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.

It’s Not Whack A Mole if You Own the Mole: New York Times Coverage of Brand Sponsored Piracy

Music Technology Policy

Those present at a Beverly Hills Bar Association lunch in 2006 will remember the despicably memorable quote from Google’s Zahava Levine–do you want to play whack a mole with DMCA notices on YouTube or make some money?

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

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

How to Close Guantánamo - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

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

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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.

The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysis

Media Law

The New York Times today has a fascinating article documenting The Roberts Court’s Surprising Move Leftward. Reporters Alicia Parlapiano, Adam Liptak and Jeremy Bowers analyze the court’s decisions from 1946 to the present to conclude that this term could be among the court’s most liberal since 1969. The post The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysis appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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.

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.

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.

Blawgers Get Free Passes to LegalTech New York

Media Law

LegalTech New York , one of the top legal technology events of the year, is just around the corner. Again this year, ALM , the company that presents the conference, is offering complimentary passes to legal bloggers. 2, 2011, at the New York Hilton. These are full-show passes, allowing access to all programs and exhibits. LegalTech takes place Jan. 31 to Feb.

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.

No Strike Waivers For TV Yet But Web Start Ups Tempt Writers

DealFatigue

Awards shows present a high profile opportunity to make an adverse and very public impact on the quality of these telecasts. Variety’s Dave McNary reported that the WGA rejected requests for strike waivers by the Golden Globes and Oscar telecasts today.

No Strike Waivers For TV Yet But Web Start Ups Tempt Writers

DealFatigue

Awards shows present a high profile opportunity to make an adverse and very public impact on the quality of these telecasts. Variety’s Dave McNary reported that the WGA rejected requests for strike waivers by the Golden Globes and Oscar telecasts today.

No Strike Waivers For TV Yet But Web Start Ups Tempt Writers

DealFatigue

Awards shows present a high profile opportunity to make an adverse and very public impact on the quality of these telecasts. Variety’s Dave McNary reported that the WGA rejected requests for strike waivers by the Golden Globes and Oscar telecasts today.

“Purse”onal Jurisdiction

JetLawBlog

The court held that “Ubaldelli’s single act of shipping an item into New York combined with the substantial business activity of Queen Bee … involving New York, give rise to personal jurisdiction,&# under the Due Process Clause and the New York long-arm statute.

Media Watch: NYT Blogger Stylebook, Facebook and Twitter

Thompson On Hollywood

With more pressure on newspapers to figure out how to survive the transition from print to digital, editors are starting to deal--often awkwardly--with new realities: The Wall Street Journal alerts its writers that breaking news is good news.

"The Kennedys": A Present Day Debate Over History

Media Law Prof Blog

From the New York Times, coverage on the debate over the History Channel's new miniseries on the Kennedy family. Longtime Kennedy friends and intimates, like Theodore (Ted) Sorensons, say the scripts have serious factual errors. In particular, one scene suggests

Condoleezza Rice on Piano - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Soye Kim, the first violinist, who has two degrees from the Juilliard School, spent busy years studying in Europe and freelancing in New York before she entered law school at 39. After the performance, which lasted just over an hour, the British ambassador presented an elegant dinner. Condoleezza Rice on Piano By ANTHONY TOMMASINI WASHINGTON — Two weeks ago on Sunday, Condoleezza Rice got up at 4 a.m.

Condoleezza Rice on Piano - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Soye Kim, the first violinist, who has two degrees from the Juilliard School, spent busy years studying in Europe and freelancing in New York before she entered law school at 39. After the performance, which lasted just over an hour, the British ambassador presented an elegant dinner. Condoleezza Rice on Piano By ANTHONY TOMMASINI WASHINGTON — Two weeks ago on Sunday, Condoleezza Rice got up at 4 a.m.

Questions of Character - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Questions of Character - New York Times October 14, 2005 Op-Ed Columnist Questions of Character By PAUL KRUGMAN. Read the speeches Howard Dean gave before the Iraq war, and compare them with Colin Powell's pro-war presentation to the U.N. But somehow their labels got switched in the way they were presented to the public by the news media. George W.

Questions of Character - New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Questions of Character - New York Times October 14, 2005 Op-Ed Columnist Questions of Character By PAUL KRUGMAN. Read the speeches Howard Dean gave before the Iraq war, and compare them with Colin Powell's pro-war presentation to the U.N. But somehow their labels got switched in the way they were presented to the public by the news media. George W.

Beebe on Bleistein, the Problem of Aesthetic Progress, and the Making of American Copyright Law @BartonBeebe

Media Law Prof Blog

Barton Beebe, New York University School of Law, has published Bleistein, the Problem of Aesthetic Progress, and the Making of American Copyright Law at 117 Columbia Law Review 319 (2017). This Article presents a revisionist account

Apple Announces New Rules for App Makers

JetLawBlog

The new rules include provisions that severely restrict app developers creative choices, disallowing the use of software and services provided by other companies. Apple says the company will refuse to distribute any apps in the iTunes Store that do not conform to the new rules.

Is a notice terminating a license to use a copyrighted composition sufficient to establish willful copyright infringement?

Film and Television Law Blog

In a recent decision, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held that evidence that a record company continued to sell records containing copyrighted compositions after receiving a notice terminating its compulsory licenses for failure to pay the required statutory royalties was sufficient to establish that the infringement was willful. copyright infringement emi entertainment world entertainment law film law karen records Music new york