Carroll on How We Talk About the Press @erinccarroll13 @GeorgetownLaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Carroll, Georgetown University Law Center, is publishing How We Talk About the Press in the Georgetown Law Technology Review. Carroll, How We Talk About the Press, Georgetown Law Technology Review (Forthcoming) In Erin C. Here is the abstract. Erin C.

Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press Hiring For Legal Fellow, Other Positions @rcfp

Media Law Prof Blog

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is hiring immediately for a new legal fellow position that will expand its capacity to better identify, support, and address the legal needs of journalists of color, newsrooms led by people of

Scalzini on The New Related Right for Press Publishers: What Way Forward? @SilviaScalzini

Media Law Prof Blog

Silvia Scalzini, Luiss Guido Carli University Department of Law, is publishing The New Related Right for Press Publishers: What Way Forward? in Handbook of European Copyright Law (Eleanora Rosati, ed., Routledge, 2020) (Forthcoming). Here is the abstract. Following the entry

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 Here is the abstract.

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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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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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Iowa Legislature Refuses To Grant Blogger Press Credentials

Media Law Prof Blog

The Iowa Legislature has refused press credentials to Laura Belin, who criticizes its policies on her blog, Bleeding Heartland. The AP notes that both Houses of the Legislature, which is controlled by the Republicans, justified the refusal by saying either

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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 If you recall the Dot Bomb Bubble, you’ll remember what sometimes happens to newly-public companies.

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

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.

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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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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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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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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). Slavery remains one of the United States' most troubling failings, and its complexities have shaped

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Stanford's Free Course On Attacks on Freedom of the Press

Media Law Prof Blog

Last fall, Stanford Continuing Studies in conjunction with the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships offered a course called Journalism Under Siege? Truth and Trust in a Time of Turmoil. Over five weeks, it presented views from twenty-eight experts. Now those

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Michael Cohen Sent Back To Prison Over Refusal To Agree Not To Speak To Press Without Approval

Media Law Prof Blog

The New York Times reports that federal law enforcement returned Michael Cohen to prison after he refused to agree not to publish a book or to speak to the press without prior approval from the Bureau of Prisons while serving

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.

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Defining "Freedom of the Press"

Media Law Prof Blog

the Press, from 1791 to 1868 to Now - Freedom for the Press as an Industry, or the Press as a Technology? Eugene Volokh, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, has published The Freedom.of in volume 160 of

Calderon on The Shield and the Sword: The Press Between the Public Interest and the Illegal Interception of Private Communications

Media Law Prof Blog

Andres Calderon, Universidad del Pacifico Law School; Universidad del Pacifico Research Center, is publishing The Shield and the Sword: The Press Between the Public Interest and the Illegal Interception of Private Communications in volume 43 of the Hastings Communications and

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.

Ninth Circuit: Press Has Qualified Right of Access To Newly Filed Civil Complaints That Attaches When Complaints Are Filed

Media Law Prof Blog

The Ninth Circuit has ruled that the press has a "qualified right of timely access to newly filed civil nonconfidential complaints that attaches when the complaint is filed. However this right does not entitle the press to immediate access to

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The Press and Public Discourse

Media Law Prof Blog

Joseph Blocher, Duke University School of Law, has published Public Discourse, Expert Knowledge, and the Press in volume 87 of the Washington Law Review (2012). Here is the abstract. This Essay identifies and elaborates two complications raised by Robert Post’s

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Three D Printing and the Press Clause

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Tran, George Mason University, is publishing Press Clause and 3D Printer in 14 Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (2015). Jasper L. Here is the abstract. Printing, or 2D printing, is to reproduce texts and images from an original

Cry for Argentina’s Free Press

The Legal Satyricon

An Argentine journalist credited with breaking the news of a prosecutor’s suspicious death has been forced to flee the country, fearing for his own safety. Damian Pachter of the English-language Buenos Aires Herald is currently in Uruguay, en route to Israel. In 1994, the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association in Buenos Aires was bombed, leaving 84 dead. […].

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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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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.

Minow on The Changing Ecosystem of News and Challenges for Freedom of the Press @Harvard_Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Martha Minow, Harvard Law School, is publishing The Changing Ecosystem of News and Challenges for Freedom of the Press in the Loyola (New Orleans) Law Review. Here is the abstract. The ecosystem of news has changed beyond the imagination of

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 Here is the abstract.

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Press Complaints Commission Criticized

Media Law Prof Blog

Both Sir Ken Macdonald, former Director of Public Prosecutions, and Alan Rusbridger, editor of the Guardian, are highly critical of the Press Complaints Commission, the group presently charged with overseeing regulation of the British print media.

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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. Then many of them unpack their laptops at the Orange press room, which has free espresso, water and wifi, to write up their stories--as quickly as possible.

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'?: Here is the abstract.

The Free Press at the Polls

Media Law Prof Blog

Trong Le, University of Iowa College of Law, has published The Press’s Right of Access to Polling Places: Does Democracy Die Ten Feet Behind Closed Doors? Here is the abstract. The Third Circuit recently held in PG Publishing Company v

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Arguments Over Press Freedom In China

Media Law Prof Blog

A pseudonymous reporter for the New York Times gives us a glimpse of a debate over press restrictions in China

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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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Paid Advertising In 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''?: Here is the abstract.

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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Norton on Government Lies and the Press Clause @ColoLaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Norton, University of Colorado School of Law, is publishing Government Lies and the Press Clause in volume 89 of the Colorado Law Review. Helen L. Here is the abstract. This essay considers a particular universe of potentially dangerous governmental falsehoods

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). Here is the abstract. The First Amendment unambiguously proclaims that “Congress shall make

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. Here is the abstract. In a Harvard Law Review Forum response to Professor Sonja West''s symposium article

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The New Royal Charter on Press Regulation

Media Law Prof Blog

News from the UK: The final version of the Royal Charter on Press Regulation is moving forward. Here is a link to that final version. Here is a link to an Explanatory Note. Members of the media attempted to block

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Suing the Press Today

Media Law Prof Blog

Read Concurring Opinions' Daniel Solove on why libel and privacy suits against the media are declining

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The Press Clause and Civil Discourse

Media Law Prof Blog

Folami, Hofstra University School of Law, has published Using the Press Clause to Amplify Civic Discourse Beyond Mere Opinion Sharing, at 85 Temple University Law Review 269 (2013). Akilah N. The abstract follows. The First Amendment unambiguously proclaims that “Congress

Professional Strugglers and the News Czar: The latest future of news according to Free Press founders

Music Technology Policy

The professional strugglers gave us some insight into their plans for rebuilding American Journalism after Google has destroyed it According to Robert McChesney (Free Press co-founder, board member and treasurer) in an interview with the Socialist Project : "We need to organize against hyper-commercialism. Tags: death panels creepy marissa meyer news czar free press robert mcchesney

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