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February 2019

MediaLawLetter January 2019


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From the Executive Director’s Desk: Entertainment Conference Explores #MeToo, IP, and Social Media Backlash

10 Questions to a Media Lawyer: Ashley Kissinger


S.D. Fla.: Courts Grants BuzzFeed Summary Judgment in Dossier Case
Gubarev v. BuzzFeed, Inc.

11th Cir.: Media Coalition Supports Rehearing En Banc on Applicability of Georgia Anti-SLAPP Law in Federal Court
Carbone v. Cable News Network

D.C. Anti-SLAPP Law: 2018 in Review

Does the Texas Anti-SLAPP Law Apply in Federal Court? …. Stay Tuned

N.Y. Sup.: WPIX Granted Two Summary Judgments: No Gross Irresponsibility
Gallipoli v. Nicoletti et al. & Starlight Rainbow v. WPIX

Neb. Dist.: Court Rejects Newspaper Reporter’s Challenge to Coverage of His Scuffle with Parking Attendant
Cooper v. WOWT-Channel 6 Gray Television Group

E.D. Mich.: Court Grants Summary Judgment in Public Official Defamation Action
“Now more than ever we depend upon the free press…” 
Jones v. Scripps Media


Puerto Rico Dist. Court Declines to Address Preemption Challenge to Drone Regulation
Pan Am v. Municipality of San Juan


Canada’s Supreme Court Declines to Change Test for Media Production Orders
R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc.


1st  Cir.: Juror Names and Addresses Remain Public in the Age of Social Media
U.S. v. Chin

The State of Transparency in the Commonwealth of Kentucky


Senator Brian Schatz and Democratic Co-Sponsors Introduce Data Care Act