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December 2018

MediaLawLetter November 2018


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From the Executive Director’s Desk: MLRC Annual Dinner on ‘68 and Forum on #MeToo Reporting Rousing Successes
Also: In-House Group to Meet Regarding Trump, Press Access, and Legal Threats

O.J. and Harvey: A Buffalo Connection

MLRC Forum Brings Together Pulitzer Winners Jodi Kantor And Ronan Farrow
Panel Tackles Journalistic, Editorial and Legal Challenges of Breaking Harvey Weinstein Scandal

10 Questions to a Media Lawyer: Lynn Carrillo

MLRC 2018 Annual Meeting
New Chairperson Elected; A Review of MLRC Projects and Events


Tennessee Supreme Court Has Two Chances to Reshape Fair Report Privilege in the Volunteer State
Fair Report Privilege in Flux
Funk v. Scripps Media, Inc. / Burke v. Sparta Newspapers

Indiana Court Issues Decision in Daniels v. FanDuel with Implications for Right of Publicity Law and Online Sports Betting
Daniels v. FanDuel, Inc

S.D. Ohio: Robust Decision Rejects Academic’s Libel Claims Against The New York Times
Croce v. New York TimesCo.

C.D. Cal.: Trump Uses First Amendment to  Avoid Liability in Defamation Action
Clifford v. Trump

Miss. Cir.: Gray Television Wins Privacy Victory in Mississippi
Doe v. Cmty. Newspaper Holding, Inc.

(Don’t) Think Before You Retweet?


E.D.N.Y.: Judge Grants Partial Access to Jury Selection in El Chapo Trial
U.S. v. Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera

D. Ak.: Federal Court Orders Release of Internal Investigation Report Concerning Anchorage Police Department
Henry v. Municipality of Anchorage


Eleventh Circuit Holds That Annotations of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Are Not Copyrightable
Code Revision Commission v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.