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LOCATION
University of Miami School of Communication
Wolfson Building
Shoma Hall
5100 Brunson Drive
Coral Cables, Florida
33146
Google Map
________________________________________
REGISTRATION
Registration is $150.
Click to pay by credit card.
Scholarships and fee waivers are available. Email latinamerica@medialaw.org
________________________________________
CLE
MLRC will apply for 5-6 hours of Florida CLE credit.
________________________________________
HOTELS
Ask for the University of Miami rate at the following area hotels:
Holiday Inn Coral Gables
Courtyard Marriott Coral Gables
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Hotels in Miami Beach are approximately 40 minutes away by taxi.
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Legal Issues Concerning Hispanic & Latin American Media 2018

Legal Issues Concerning

Hispanic and Latin American Media

March 12, 2018 | University of Miami

Important note about Parking: Free parking is available in Lot 209 by the School of Communication only with a pass that you can pick up at check-in -- and display in your car.

 

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Media Law Resource Center
in cooperation with

University of Miami
School of Communication and School of Law and
The Inter American Press Association

 

 

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Media Coverage of the Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico
    Speakers: Andres Echevarria and Melvin Felix, Univision News, on covering Hurricane Maria and its aftermath.
  • Fake News in Latin America
  • Compliance and Ethics Issues for Media Lawyers
    Speaker: Wifredo A. "Willy" Ferrer, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Chair of Holland & Knight's Global Compliance and Investigations Team.
  • Panama Papers: Perils of Publishing Hacked and Leaked Information
  • The Future of Media in the Americas
  • Networking Reception Sponsored by The McClatchy Company

 

SCHEDULE

9:30-10:00
Registration / Coffee and Pastries on the Terrace

10:00
Welcome and Introductions from MLRC and University of Miami

10:05-10:40
Media Coverage of the Humanitarian Crisis in Puerto Rico
Speakers: Andres Echevarria, Univision News Producer, and Melvin Felix, Univision Immigration Digital Reporter, on
reporting from Puerto Rico on Hurricane Maria and its aftermath.

10:45-12:00
Fake News in Latin America
The impact of government targeting the press as an enemy of the state. The history of populism and anti-press propaganda. Fake news and election interference. Regulating online platforms to stop fake news. Fact checking and online legal resources.
With: Ana-Klara Anderson, Golf Channel; Diana Palacios, Davis Wright Tremaine, Los Angeles; Sofia Jaramillo Otoya, Legal Officer for Columbia Global Freedom of Expression, New York; Paula Mena Barreto, Campos Mello Advogados, Rio de Janeiro; Lynn Carrillo, NBCUniveral News Group.

12:00-1:15     
Lunch on the Terrace

1:15-2:15
Ethics and Compliance Issues for Media Lawyers
Speaker: Wifredo A. "Willy" Ferrer, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Chair of Holland & Knight's Global Compliance and Investigations Team.

2:30-3:30
The Panama Papers: Liability for Publishing Hacked and Leaked Information
How did news organizations cooperate to vet the Panama Papers before publication? What legal and ethical issues did reporters consider? How did reporters deal with different libel, privacy and public interest standards?

Chair: Adolfo Jimenez, Holland & Knight. With Nicholas Nehamas, investigative reporter Miami Herald, and part of the newspaper's Pulitzer Prize winning Panama Papers team.

3:30-4:00
Dessert Break on the Terrace

4:00-5:00
The Future of Media in the Americas
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ver-the-top television services in Latin America. The impact of the Internet on media business models and legal norms. Special concerns for cross border content. Journalism, innovation and democracy in the digital environment.
With Ricardo Trotti, Inter-American Press Association; Jose Sariego, Bilzin Sumberg LLP; Professor Ana Francois, University of Miami School of Communication

5:00-6:00
Reception in the Breezeway Sponsored by The McClatchy Foundation

 

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