Donald Trump Can't Block Twitter Users Over Politics, Judge Rules

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Politics Politics THR Online Donald Trump TwitterThe court found Twitter is a designated public forum and Donald Trump's "viewpoint-based exclusion" of individuals from that forum violates the First Amendment. read more. THR, Esq.

Sirocco (Poetry & Politics)

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A wind that turns landscapes Into arid civic ruin. —————————————————————————— Previously Trump - ‘The Grand Experiment’ (Video) (Poetry & Politics Music/FX credits: piano Amir Mofrat; flute Jensmuse; wind Mark DiAngelo. Click here if the player above is not visible. An ill wind blows Straight across the land: You can feel it now. It’s a desert gale That dessicates compassion; A sandstorm Scouring empathy from the heart. It’s a parching blast, A dry sirocco That burns away kindness.

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The Politics of Librarians

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In fact, while libertarians may politically identify as candidates of the Republican Party in certain cases, there are a boatload of libertarians who do not like copyright much at all (the “statutory monopoly” crowd). It’s quite unclear to me that political party affiliation has anything to do with it. The lopsided vote this week on HR 1695 (the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act ) this week invites an explanation (378-48).

Eminem's Legal Battle Against New Zealand Political Party Spills Into U.S. Court

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A track known as "Eminem esque," used in political ads, allegedly sources to a California company. Music Music Politics Business THR Onlineread more. THR, Esq.

Trump Argues His Sexual Assault Denial Is "Political Speech" Outside Reach of Defamation Law

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Politics Television Politics THR OnlinePresident Trump's lawyer asks a judge to take a fairly broad reading of the First Amendment. read more. THR, Esq.

Donald Trump Moves to Dismiss Ex-'Apprentice' Star's "Politically Motivated" Lawsuit

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Politics Television Politics Business THR OnlineThe president's court papers frame Summer Zervos' defamation complaint as an attempt to gather fodder for impeachment hearings. read more. THR, Esq.

Entertainment Law Update 028 – Politics, helicopters & Batmobiles

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In this Episode: Political campaigns raise the ire of copyright holders and newscasters. Beyond that, an artist does not have the ability to restrict the use of their song at a political event. In this episode, we discuss political campaign uses of music, tv news clips, etc.,

Violence and Political Speech

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My most recent CNN Column discusses violence in political settings. What they don’t understand is that when we use violence in politics, no matter what, the bad people […]. See Defend Donald Trump’s right to free speech I don’t get to write my own headlines, ok? Some good people think that sometimes being violent is ok.

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Pashler and Heriot on Perceptions of Newsworthiness and Political Usefulness Biases @hpashler @GailHeriot

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Heriot, University of San Diego School of Law, have published Perceptions of Newsworthiness are Contaminated by a Political Usefulness Bias as San Diego Legal Studies Paper No Hal Pashler, University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychology, and Gail L.

Donald Trump Must Face Ex-'Apprentice' Star's Defamation Lawsuit

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Politics Television Politics THR Online"No one is above the law," writes the judge. read more. THR, Esq.

DACA immigrants face anxious future amid political debate

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DACA immigrants face anxious future amid political debate

Obama on FBI, Politics - NBC News

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Obama on FBI, Politics - NBC News

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Charles Payne, Fox News Sued by Political Commentator Who Says She Was Raped

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Scottie Hughes says she was raped, retaliated against and defamed. Fox News says her lawsuit is a "shameful" publicity stunt. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Fox News Channel

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Political Correctness has jumped the Shark

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Mount Holyoke College cancels “The Vagina Monologues” because women who don’t have vaginas got their feels hurt. source) No. F **g seriously. “At At its core, the show offers an extremely narrow perspective on what it means to be a woman…Gender is a wide and varied experience, one that cannot simply be reduced to biological or anatomical […].

Broadcasting and Cable Political Window Begins September 7 For November Elections – A Refresher on the FCC’s Lowest Unit Charge Rules

Broadcast Law Blog

With this election, where control of Congress may well be hotly contested and may result in competitive elections across the country, your station needs to be ready to comply with all of the FCC’s political advertising rules. In modern political elections, where PACs, Super PACs and other non-candidate interest groups are buying much political advertising time, broadcasters need to remember that these spots don’t require lowest unit rates.

Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Drops Libel Lawsuits Against Buzzfeed, Fusion GPS

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Politics Politics Tech THR OnlineThe lawsuits challenged what was said about him in the infamous "Trump Dossier." read more. THR, Esq.

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Updated Political Broadcasting Guide – Questions and Answers about Broadcasters’ Obligations During this Election Season

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To help broadcasters sort out the confusing rules about political advertising , we have updated our Political Broadcasting Guide for Broadcasters (note that the URL for the updated version has not changed from prior versions, so your bookmarks should continue to work). The revised guide is much the same as the one that we published two years ago, formatted as Questions and Answers to cover many of the issues that come up for broadcasters in a political season.

A year after Charlottesville, white nationalist views creep into politics | World news | The Guardian

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Heimbach then severely beat his stepfather-in-law, shoved his wife and ended up charged with spousal abuse – and bereft of his political party. Think about the alt-right as a way to reintroduce political ideas that has been relegated to the fringes back into the mainstream,” Ryan Lenz told me.

Derrick Bell: Fighting Losing Battles | New Politics

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Derrick Bell: Fighting Losing Battles | New Politics".Despite his achievements and celebrity status, Bell was free of conceit and incapable of pomposity. The various strands of his life all came together in one overriding mission: the uncompromising pursuit of racial and class justice. Nor did Bell surrender to false optimism.

Sunstein and Randall on Political Control Over Public Communications By Government Scientists @CassSunstein @lirarandall ?

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Sunstein, Harvard Law School, and Lisa Randall, Harvard University, Department of Physics, have published Political Control Over Public Communications by Government Scientists. Cass R.

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Google Beats Lawsuit Accusing YouTube of Censoring Conservatives

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Business Politics Tech Business THR Online Google YouTube PoliticsA judge holds that YouTube isn't a "public forum" run by a "state actor." read more. THR, Esq.

Trump finds political utility in violence | MSNBC

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Trump finds political utility in violence | MSNBC

Examining Fox News's Political Influence

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Joshua David Clinton, Vanderbilt University Department of Political Science, and Ted Enamorado have published The Fox News Factor: How the Spread of Fox News Affects Position Taking in Congress. Here is the abstract. Scholars have argued that the media can

Schnellenbach on the Behavioural Political Economy of Regulating Fake News @schnellenbachj

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Jan Schnellenbach, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Institute for Economics, Chair for Microeconomics; Walter Eucken Institute, is publishing On the Behavioural Political Economy of Regulating Fake News in Ordo – Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft.

The politics of SC and race | MSNBC

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The politics of SC and race | MSNBC

The Politics of Digital Piracy

Music Technology Policy

Reblogged from The Trichordist: by Chris Whitten (copyright in the author). It has been thirteen years since the free music service Napster burst into our consciences and anti-copyright activist Larry Lessig began campaigning for the free culture movement. Today however, we find that the free culture movement has lost the war for hearts and minds within the creative community and also increasingly with consumers. Read more… 2,927 more words

FCC Political Broadcasting Rules for Write-In Candidates

Broadcast Law Blog

Once the local election authority receives the papers (and does whatever evaluation may be required to determine if the filer is qualified for a place on the ballot), a person is legally qualified and entitled to all the FCC political broadcasting rights of a candidate: equal opportunities, no censorship, reasonable access if they are Federal candidates, and lowest unit rates during the limited LUC windows (45 days before a primary and 60 days before a general election).

Framing rioting as political protest | MSNBC

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Framing rioting as political protest | MSNBC

Donald Trump Claims Absolute Immunity From Lawsuit Over Foreign Money

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Politics Politics Business THR Online Donald TrumpTrump submits a bid to defeat a claim by Maryland and D.C. that he is violating the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution. read more. THR, Esq.

Gender and Political Ads

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Tina Ruggeiro has published The Gender Gap and its Effect on Presidential Campaigns and Political Ads. Here is the abstract. In America women not only vote differently than men but they also vote in larger numbers (Poggione). In 2000, 56

Donald Trump and Michael Cohen Ask Court to Pause Stormy Daniels Fight for 90 Days

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Politics Politics THR Online Donald TrumpThe request comes after the FBI raided Cohen's office as part of an ongoing criminal investigation. read more. THR, Esq.

11alive.com | This Tennessee doctor got political. Then he sued Trump and won. Now he's out of a job.

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11alive.com | This Tennessee doctor got political. Then he sued Trump and won. Now he's out of a job

Donald Trump Beats Libel Lawsuit Over Tweets Directed at Political Strategist

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The judge concludes Trump's tweets were "opinion" and acknowledges that to some, truth has been lost in a social media era where bullying reigns. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Culture Tech Business THR Online

Virginia Rejects Your Hateful Politics, Mr. Trump - The New York Times

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Virginia Rejects Your Hateful Politics, Mr. Trump - The New York Times

"Political Corruption from the White House to Georgia". Political Corruption from the White House to Georgia" Tamara Johnson Shealey with David Slavin and John Armwood.

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The DMCA, Campaign Debate Footage, and Political Advertising

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Susan Park, Boise State University, has published Unauthorized Televised Debate Footage in Political Campaign Advertising: Fair Use and the DMCA in volume 29 of the Southern Law Journal (2013).

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Three Last Minute Political Issues for Consideration by Broadcasters

Broadcast Law Blog

We’re down to the last week and a half before the election, but broadcasters can’t let up quite yet, as the last week is almost always the busiest for political advertising. The FCC has said that if a station has, in the year prior to the election, made its employees available to a commercial advertiser for new orders or changes in copy, they need to make employees available for those activities to political candidates.

Donald Trump: Lawsuit Over What WikiLeaks Published Threatens Presidency

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Politics Television Politics Tech THR OnlineTrump's lawyers are comparing stolen DNC emails to the Pentagon Papers and raising a First Amendment defense. read more. THR, Esq.

Defamation Lawsuit Against Donald Trump Gains Support From Law Professors

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Politics Television Culture Politics THR Online"No one in our nation is above the law, not even the President," states an amicus brief. read more. THR, Esq.

Charlottesville And The Rise Of White Identity Politics | FiveThirtyEight

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politics. That context is important to understand this moment in American politics — the events in Charlottesville and the “alt-right” generally. Charlottesville And The Rise Of White Identity Politics | FiveThirtyEight

Trump Lawyer Seeking $20M From Stormy Daniels for Violating "Hush Agreement"

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Politics Politics THR Online Donald TrumpMichael Cohen claims in a new filing that Daniels' breaches of a settlement agreement cost her $1 million each. read more. THR, Esq.

Anonymity Online and Political Specch

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Margot E. Kaminski, Yale University, Yale Information Society Project; Yale University Law School, has published Real Masks and Real Name Policies: Applying Anti-Mask Case Law to Anonymous Online Speech, in volume 23 of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment

Homeland Security Releases Emails Showing Political Influence for Sony, Time Warner Projects

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The newly released documents buttress a report issued late last month detailing how an immigration director was swayed with respect to hundreds of millions of dollars in film and TV investments under the EB-5 visa program. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online