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April 2018

MediaLawLetter March 2018


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From the Executive Director’s Desk: San Francisco Digital Conference Will Be Timely, Topical, Tremendous
Also Ahead: MLRC Institute Will Present Media Law Workshops at Industry-Wide Conventions

MLRC’s 2018 Conference on Hispanic and Latin American Media

10 Questions to a Media Lawyer: David Sternlicht


N.Y. Sup.: Court Declines to Give Effect to UK Privacy Injunction
Court Won’t Seal U.S. Proceedings Pursuant to UK Anonymity Order
Massel v. Gibbins

Cal. App.: Court Dismisses Olivia De Havilland’s Right of Publicity & False Light Suit
Big Victory for the First Amendment & Use of Real People in Creative Works
De Havilland v. FX Networks

N.Y. Sup.: Defamation Suit Against President Trump Survives Motion to Dismiss
President Can Be Sued in State Court; Denial of Misconduct Can Be Defamatory
Zervos v. Trump

S.C.: Anti-SLAPP Legislation in South Carolina: A Snowball’s Chance in Charleston?

Fla. Cir.: Judge Orders Release of Exterior Video Recordings in Parkland School Shooting
Cable News Network v. Broward County Sherriff’s Office


Seventeen Journalism Organizations File Amicus Brief in Support of Mexican Journalist’s Asylum Appeal

Commercial Speech

ACA v. FCC: Close to a Slam Dunk for TCPA Defendants
Decision Will Change the Playing Field of TCPA Litigation