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Media Law Resource Center

Serving the Media Law Community Since 1980

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LOCATION

University of Miami School of Communication
Wolfson Building
Shoma Hall
5100 Brunson Drive
Coral Cables, Florida
33146
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REGISTRATION

Registration is $150.

Member & New Lawyer Rate $75.

Click to pay by credit card.

Scholarships and
fee waivers are available.

Email latinamerica@medialaw.org

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CLE

MLRC will apply for
5-6 hours of Florida CLE credit.

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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
approx. 40 minutes away by taxi.

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 and Latin American Media

March 12, 2018 | University of Miami

 

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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
    Speaker: Andres Echevarria, 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 and Paradise 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
Speaker: Andres Echevarria, Univision News

A native of Puerto Rico, Andres is a news producer and writer for Univision and was part of the team reporting 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: Roxana Kahale, Kahale Abogados, Buenos Aires; 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.

12:00-1:00     
Lunch on the Terrace

1:00-2:00
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.

2:15-3:30
The Panama & Paradise Papers: Liability for Publishing Hacked and Leaked Information
Practical experiences in vetting leaked information – what are the risks of libel and privacy law violations? How did news organizations cooperate to vet material before publication? What are the standards for information in the public interest?

Chair: Adolfo Jimenez, Holland & Knight

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

4:00-5:00
The Future of Media in the Americas
Handling the migration of content from print to digital. What are the benefits and risks of working with online platforms? Are financial pressures creating a lack of investigative journalism? Special concerns for cross border content.
With Ricardo Trotti, Inter-American Press Association; Jose Sariego, Bilzin Sumberg LLP; Professor Ana Francoise, University of Miami School of Communication 

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

 

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This program, while located at the University of Miami, is neither the responsibility of nor endorsed by the University of Miami.

 
 
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