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Articles tagged Digital Media Law Project (16)

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Joshua Benton    September 24, 2013
Nieman Lab and some other organizations dedicated to journalism are asking people who gather news for publication to take a survey on press passes, access, and other issues around media credentials. We’d love your help.
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Justin Ellis    August 26, 2013
The Civil Beat Law Center for Public Interest will be independent of the news site and offer counsel and representation in challenges to information requests.
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Kristin Bergman    June 11, 2013
A well-intentioned attempt to shield the families of shooting victims “may have grave consequences for the future of the state’s transparency.”
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Jeffrey Hermes    May 2, 2013
From Lockerbie to Richard Jewell to anthrax: The Boston Marathon bombings were far from the first incident to spark inaccurate reporting about an alleged suspect. Here’s what the case law tells us about liability.
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Joshua Benton    March 14, 2013
It’s good news for his remarkable project, but also encouraging news for nonprofit news organizations in general.
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Jillian Stonecipher    March 11, 2013
If passed, the bill would require a plaintiff give publishers the opportunity to correct, clarify, or withdraw false information in order to receive punitive damages in a defamation lawsuit — and it would apply to online media.
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Jillian Stonecipher    February 25, 2013
“Even staunch free speech advocates recognize that these mugshot companies are, at the very least, distasteful. But, of course, the First Amendment does not allow the government to regulate content simply because it is distasteful.”
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Jeffrey Hermes    January 24, 2013
In going after mugshot sites, a plaintiff in Toledo is seeking to make the right of publicity extend to non-endorsement uses of people’s images.
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The Digital Media Law Project’s new IRS guide provides an SAT-prep style walk through of the 501(c)(3) process for news nonprofits.