Is the Press "Different"?

Media Law Prof Blog

Sonja West, University of Georgia School of Law, has published The Stealth Press Clause at 48 Georgia Law Review 729 (2014). When it comes to the cases that most affect the press, the Supreme Court seems

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Brian Gabrial, The Press and Slavery in America, 1791-1859 (University of South Carolina Press, 2016) @Concordia

Media Law Prof Blog

Newly published: Brian Gabrial, Concordia University, The Press and Slavery in America, 1791-1859: The Melancholy Effect of Popular Excitement (University of South Carolina Press, 2016).

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Stormy Daniels Receives Cease-and-Desist Letter After '60 Minutes' Interview

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Business Television Politics Business Associated Press Donald Trump nsfsAn attorney for Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says his client made no threats to Daniels. read more. THR, Esq.

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Is Pandora Managing By Press Release?

Music Technology Policy

It’s the press release syndrome. I don’t know that this “management by walking around press releases” is happening at Pandora, but would you be shocked if it were

Jones and Sun on Enemy Construction and the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

RonNell Andersen Jones, University of Utah, and Lisa Grow Sun, Brigham Young University Law School, have published Enemy Construction and the Press. When the president of the United States declared recently that the press is “the

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Press Subsidies

Media Law Prof Blog

David Schizer, Columbia Law School, has published Subsidizing the Press, as Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. Information is the lifeblood of a free society, and the professional press is a crucial source of Here is the abstract.

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Karapapa on the Press Publication Right in the European Union @St_Karapapa

Media Law Prof Blog

Stavroula Karapapa, University of Reading; Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation, is publishing The Press Publication Right in the European Union: An Overreaching Proposal and the Future of News Online in Non-Conventional Copyright: Do New and Non-Traditional Works Deserve

Abramson on Full Court Press: Drawing in Media Defenses in Libel and Privacy Cases @UTAustin

Media Law Prof Blog

Jeffrey Abramson, University of Texas, Austin, is publishing Full Court Press: Drawing in Media Defenses in Libel and Privacy Cases, in the Oregon Law Review.

SAG No News Press Release

Digital Media Law

SAG's out with a press release confirming what was first reported about 10 hours ago. The press release also gives short bios of the two new highly-qualified people stepping in to right the ship, David White as interim NED and John McGuire as Chief Negotiator. though in fairness, they've had a rough day over there in the SAG Communications department.

Podcast: President Trump vs. Freedom of the Press

Media Law

President Trump has been vocal about his disdain for the press, vowing to toughen libel laws and crack down on so-called fake news. But how far can he go in curtailing the freedom of the press? The post Podcast: President Trump vs. Freedom of the Press appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. That is our topic this week on the legal-affairs podcast Lawyer 2 Lawyer. Joining us to help flesh out […].

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Three D Printing and the Press Clause

Media Law Prof Blog

Tran, George Mason University, is publishing Press Clause and 3D Printer in 14 Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (2015). Jasper L.

The Press Clause and 3D

Media Law Prof Blog

Tran, George Mason University, is publishing The Press Clause and 3D Printing: A Constitutional Manufacturing Right in volume 14 of Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (2015). Jasper L. Here is the abstract. Printing, or 2D printing, is to

250 Years of Swedish Freedom of the Press @LawLibCongress

Media Law Prof Blog

Elin Hofverberg, a foreign law research specialist at the Law Library of Congress, notes that December 2, 2016 is the 250th anniversary of the Swedish Freedom of the Press Act.

Press Release on CLASSICS Act to Close Pre-72 Loophole

Music Technology Policy

PRESS RELEASE. Music Organizations Press Congress to Consolidate. [Editor Charlie sez: Let’s not forget–if it weren’t for The Turtles stepping up with Henry Gradstein’s team and suing Sirius and Pandora in a class action to close the nasty loophole leveraged by their legal teams, none of this would be happening. Artist class actions work and sometimes are the only thing that work.

World Press Freedom Day

Media Law Prof Blog

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. Roy Greenslade (Greenslade Blog) urges members of the media and supporters of press freedom to acknowledge the importance of freedom of the press in a post on his blog here. From the UN

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McConnell won't admit Trump's statement about American judge of Mexican descent is racist though he condemns it. - Meet the Press - NBC News Meet the Press - NBC News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Meet the Press - NBC News

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Press Self-Regulation In Britain

Media Law Prof Blog

Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, has published Press Self-Regulation in Britain – A Critique in volume 20 of Science and Engineering Ethics (2014). This article reviews the history of press self-regulation in Britain, from the 1947 Here is the abstract.

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Samantha Barbas' New Book on Time Inc. v Hill (Stanford University Press) @SamanthaBarbas @stanfordpress

Media Law Prof Blog

New from Stanford University Press: Samantha Barbas, The Supreme Court Battle Over Privacy and Press Freedom (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017).

Freedom of the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

Andras Koltay, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, has published The Meaning of Freedom of the Press. The fundamental right to the freedom of the press has frequently been relied upon, not only by legal professionals, but also Here is the abstract.

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More On British Press Reform

Media Law Prof Blog

Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law, has published Taming the ''Feral Beast'': Cautionary Lessons from British Press Reform. As technology undermines the economic model supporting traditional newspapers, power shifts from the watchdog press to Here is the abstract.

Hoppner, Kretschner, and Xalabardner on the Proposed EU Right for Press Publishers @HausfeldGlobal @ipx_xala

Media Law Prof Blog

Thomas Hoppner, Technical University Wildau; Hausfeld RA LLP, Martin Kreschner, University of Glasgow, and Raquel Xalabardner, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, have published CREATe Public Lectures on the Proposed EU Right for Press Publishers at 39 European Intellectual Property Review 601

Cannes Press Room Tour

Thompson On Hollywood

After each press screening--the first of the day is at 8:30 AM-- the global media hordes (wearing their status around their necks as white, pink, blue and yellow badges) flock to retrieve the next day's press materials from their boxes.

The Real Enemy of the People Is a President Who Opposes the Free Press | The Nation

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The Real Enemy of the People Is a President Who Opposes the Free Press | The Nation

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To Whom Does the Press Clause Apply?

Media Law Prof Blog

Sonja West, University of Georgia School of Law, has published The ''Press,'' Then & Now as UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. Does the First Amendment’s protection of freedom of “the press” simply mean that 2015-6. Here is the abstract.

Justice Stewart's Interpretation of the Press Clause

Media Law Prof Blog

Bybeee, Syracuse University College of Law, has published Justice Stewart Meets the Press. Keith J. Here is the abstract. Among the Supreme Court Justices who have articulated distinctive views of free expression, Justice Potter Stewart alone placed particular emphasis on

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Futures Committee Turns Focus To Present and Solves A Pressing Problem

Media Law

The post Futures Committee Turns Focus To Present and Solves A Pressing Problem appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. On Friday afternoon, I was privileged to witness something remarkable. An American Bar Association committee tasked with crystal-balling the future of law practice suddenly pivoted to address a problem very much in the present and, in a matter of a few hours, solved it. As I made the long drive home from Legaltech in New […].

Katsirea on Search Engines and Press Archvies Between Memory and Oblivion @sheffielduni

Media Law Prof Blog

Irini Katsirea, Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield, is publishing Search Engines and Press Archives between Memory and Oblivion in the European Law Review.

@CeeMo100: As Vinyl Surges, a Boutique Pressing Plant @goldrushvinyl in Austin Helps Smaller Indies Get an In

Music Technology Policy

Amid the ongoing vinyl resurgence, if a small independent label or indie band goes looking to get LPs pressed by the limited number of plants that exist to meet the demand, the response is typically: “Take a number.” Enter a new concept: the boutique-level LP pressing plant. [Really proud of Caren Kelleher at Gold Rush Vinyl for getting this great idea off the ground in ATX. That’s (512) 298-1346.].

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The White House and the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

From the Washington Post, an article concerning the amount of involvement the Obama White House has in press-pool reports. Post reporter Paul Farhi gives a number of examples that reporters in the pool say demonstrate the ways in which WH

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Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

Native Advertising and the Future of the Press. As technology undermines the economic model supporting the traditional press, news organizations are succumbing to Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law, has published A 'Faustian Pact'?:

Donald Trump Attacks "Freedom of the Press" provision of the First Amendment in Tweet

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances " Amendment I.

The Press Clause and Civil Discourse

Media Law Prof Blog

Akilah Folami, Hofstra University School of Law, has published Using the Press Clause to Amplify Civic Discourse Beyond Mere Opinion Sharing in 85 Temple Law Review (2013).

Press Exceptionalism and the Religion Clause

Media Law Prof Blog

RonNell Andersen Jones, Brigham Young University School of Law, is publishing Press Definition and the Religion Analogy in the Harvard Law Review Forum.

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Press Regulation In Scotland

Media Law Prof Blog

Interesting discussion over at the blog Lallands Peat Worrier of Scottish reaction to the phone hacking scandal and press regulation in Scotland. This post refers to another post discussing press regulation at another blog called Love and Garbage. Both bloggers

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Mika & Scarborough Are EXASPERATED: Trump Attacked US Intel, Free Press.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Funding the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

Greenberg, UCLA School of Law, has published A Public Press? Brad A. Evaluating the Viability of Government Subsidies for the Newspaper Industry at 19 UCLA Entertainment Law REview 189 (2012). Here is the abstract. Despite the availability of information from

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Gajda on Privacy, Press, and a Right To Be Forgotten in the United States @TulaneLaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Amy Gajda, Tulane University Law School, has published Privacy, Press, and a Right to Be Forgotten in the United States. Here is the abstract. When the European Court of Justice in effect accepted a Right to Be Forgotten in 2014

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Inter-American Press Association Says Numerous Nations In Western Hemisphere Violate Press Freedoms

Media Law Prof Blog

The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) is speaking out against a number of limitations or restrictions of press freedoms in the Western Hemisphere, including reporter killings, government restrictions on press rights in various countries such as Ecuador and Venezuela, and the

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Roberto Simanowski's New Book Data Love: The Seduction and Betrayal of Digital Technologies (Columbia University Press)

Media Law Prof Blog

New from Columbia University Press: Roberto Simanowski, Data Love: The Seduction and Betrayal of Digital Technologies (2016).

Prosecutors and the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

Taslitz, Howard University School of Law, has published The Incautious Media, Free Speech, and the Unfair Trial: Why Prosecutors Need More Realistic Guidance in Dealing with the Press, in volume 62 of the Hastings Law Journal (2011). Andrew E.