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The MediaLawLetter is the leading professional news source for developments in media law and policy, with reports on decisions and statutory developments.

Oct 2023

MediaLawLetter October 2023

Will Mass. High Court Reconsider its Anti-SLAPP Jurisprudence?; NBCUniversal Wins Dismissal of January 6 Activist’s Defamation Complaint; From the ED: The Critical Importance of Televising the Trump Trials; Ten Questions for FIRE's Bob Corn-Revere and more.

Sep 2023

MediaLawLetter September 2023

LA Court Enforces California Shield Law in “Fight of the Century” Case; Federal Court Blocks Texas’ Book Ban; Newsday Wins Defamation Suit Over Wrong Photo; Court in Tiger King Case Cites Warhol in Dismissing Claim Against Netflix; Ten Questions to Paris Attorney Clara Steinitz; MLRC Virginia Conference Recap; and much more.

Sep 2023

MediaLawLetter August 2023

New York Times Wins Defamation Suit Over Reporting on Internet Harassment Campaigns; FOIA Lawsuit Helps NPR Report On “Barbaric” Conditions in ICE Facilities; Court Says AI Generated Art Not Copyrightable; A New Film on Floyd Abrams; 10 Questions for Mike Grygiel and more.

Jul 2023

MediaLawLetter July 2023

Maine Court Affirms Trial Win for Newspaper That Reported on Sex Abuse Allegations; Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Claims Against The Intercept Dismissed; Arizona Law Banning Video Recording of Police Ruled Unconstitutional; A Victory for Transparency in Uvalde; Ten Questions for North Carolina's Amanda Martin and more.

Jun 2023

MediaLawLetter May 2023

Court Orders Release of Jury Materials from Failed Jeffrey Epstein Prosecution; Court Dismisses Trump’s Tortious Interference Claim Against The New York Times; Anti-SLAPP Developments in Texas, New Jersey and Connecticut; Ten Questions for Paramount's Matt Schafer; Digital Conference Wrap-up and more.

Apr 2023

MediaLawLetter April 2023

Long-Run Effects of Dominion v. Fox; D.C. Court of Appeal Affirms Anti-SLAPP Fee Award in “Steele Dossier” Case; Internet Archive Slammed in Decision Rejecting Mass Distribution of Unlicensed Ebooks Under ‘Controlled Digital Lending’ Theory; and more.

Mar 2023

MediaLawLetter March 2023

Tennessee Journalists Prevail in Reverse Public Records Dispute Regarding Naomi Judd’s Death; The Court and the Press in the Murdaugh Murders Trial; Filmmakers & Netflix Win Summary Judgment in “Making a Murderer” Defamation Lawsuit; Utah Becomes First State to Regulate Social Media Use by Minors; and more.

Feb 2023

MediaLawLetter February 2023

California Appeals Court Affirms Tarantino Movie Does Not Violate Actor’s RoP; Colorado Court Affirms Dismissal of Anti-Abortion Activist’s Libel Suit; Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Defamation Complaint Based On Fair Report Privilege; Celebrating Sullivan’s 59th Anniversary; MLRC White Paper’s First; Ten Questions for Penguin Random House's Dan Novack and more.

Jan 2023

MediaLawLetter January 2023

Defamation Suit Against Daily Beast Dismissed; Statements Lampooning Restaurateur for Racist Dress Code Were Nonactionable Satire; Court Enjoins Netflix Prosecution; Ten Questions to a Media Lawyer: Jens van den Brink; and more.

Nov 2022

MediaLawLetter November-December 2022

Freedom of Speech Looms Large at Supreme Court; Dave Portnoy Lawsuit Dismissed; Fourth Circuit Hears First Amendment Challenge to NC Election Libel Law; Wyoming Federal Court Applies Rogers Test and “Genuine Artistic Motive” Test; Ten Questions for New Zealand Lawyer William Akel and more.