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Apr 2022

From the Executive Director’s Desk: The Show Must Go On

George Freeman

MLRC director reflects on the challenges of hosting live gatherings in the midst of a worldwide pandemic.

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Feb 2022

From the Executive Director’s Desk: Palin v. New York Times: Testing the Actual Malice Standard

George Freeman

Instead of focusing on whether this litigation will be used to overrule Sullivan, its real significance was as a test of whether Sullivan works.

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Feb 2022

2021 and 2022: A Look Back at Media Law Highlights and Predictions for the Year Ahead

George Freeman

Of the 100+ Zoom calls since our series began, perhaps the call that best combined entertainment and thoughtful and nuanced media law analysis came in early January: a panel of experts choosing the most interesting media law matters of 2021 and predicting the most significant developments likely to happen in 2022.

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Jan 2022

Ten Questions to a Media Lawyer: Kay Murray

Kay Murray is Vice President, Law, for First Look Institute, Inc.

Dec 2021

Ten Questions to a Media Lawyer: Jean Maneke

Jean Maneke, founder of The Maneke Law Group in Kansas City, Missouri, on her background in law, COVID life, karaoke choices and more.

Dec 2021

Defense Counsel Section Annual Meeting 2021

MLRC’s Committee Chairs and representatives then presented their accomplishments in 2020 and plans for 2021.

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Dec 2021

MLRC Annual Meeting 2021

News from MLRC’s annual open board meeting, held November 10, 2021 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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Dec 2021

From the Executive Director’s Desk: Santa’s Gift List for Media Players Naughty and Nice

George Freeman

MLRC executive director dons his santa cap and gives newsmakers what they're owed.

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Nov 2021

Remarks of Barbara Wall Presenting MLRC’s First Amendment Leadership Award to Lee Levine

Barbara Wall

An address honoring the recently retired attorney on the final day of MLRC’s 2021 Media Law Conference in Virginia.

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Oct 2021

From the Executive Director’s Desk: A Recent History of the MLRC

George Freeman

Executive director George Freeman reviews the past six years of MLRC, an eventful period that saw the organization adapting to a global pandemic, a president at war with our members, and more.

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