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MediaLawLetter

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

2023
Jan 2023

MediaLawLetter January 2023

Attorney Laura Prather on Making Strides Toward UK Anti-SLAPP Law; Minnesota Court Denies Motion to Compel Journalists to Comply with Third-Party Subpoena; and more

2022
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.

Oct 2022

MediaLawLetter October 2022

Catholic Church Subpoena for Berkshire Eagle’s Confidential Sources; Journalist Jim DeRogatis Avoids Having to Testify in R. Kelly Criminal Trial; Federal Court Dismisses Tara Reade’s Privacy Suit Against New York Times; New York Court Upholds First Amendment Right of Access to Jury Selection in Upcoming Trump Trial; MLRC Finds Opportunities Amidst Crisis; and more.

Sep 2022

MediaLawLetter September 2022

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

Aug 2022

MediaLawLetter July-August 2022

Florida Court Releases Redacted Warrant for Mar a Lago Search; New York Times Prevails in Two Defamation Lawsuits; SCOTUS Sides With Praying Coach; Circuit Courts on Right to Record; Ten Questions for Chip Babcock and more.

Jun 2022

MediaLawLetter June 2022

Circuit Courts Weigh in on First Amendment Rights of Online Platforms; How Virginia Law Paved The Way for Depp v. Heard; Roy Moore Defamation Claim Over Political Ad Headed to Trial; Ten Questions for Bloomberg's Randy Shapiro and more.

Jun 2022

MediaLawLetter May 2022

Jury Sides with Kardashian/Jenner Family in Blac Chyna Lawsuit; Trump’s Use of Phrases Like “Kung Flu” to Describe CovidnNot Defamatory; Washington Court SLAPPs Project Veritas Lawsuit; Parody Play “Vape” Gets Positive Review from SDNY; Supreme Court Clarifies What It Takes to Be Content Based; MLRC ED Reflects on Leaks and Lakers; and more.

May 2022

MediaLawLetter April 2022

Anti-SLAPP Legislation Introduced in Kentucky; Fight for the Videos of the Landmark Prop 8 Trial Again Moves to the Supreme Court; Ninth Circuit Reaffirms CFAA Does Not Prohibit Web Scraping in hiQ v. LinkedIn; MLRC Conferences in the Covid-Era; 10 Questions for Tenaya Rodewald and more

Mar 2022

MediaLawLetter March 2022

Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of The Most Bizarre Lawsuit Involving The Most Gullible Man in Cambridge; Ninth Circuit’s Dark Horse Opinion Clarifies What Music Is Not Protected by Copyright; Court Affirms Ruling That Twitter’s Lawsuit Over Alleged Retaliation By Texas AG Is Unripe; In Praise of the Neutral Report Privilege; 10 Questions for Adolfo Jimenez…

Feb 2022

MediaLawLetter February 2022

Palin v. New York Times Tests the Actual Malice Standard; Roy Moore #MeToo Libel Suit Results in a “Dogfall”; Nevada Court SLAPPs False Light and Right of Publicity Claims Against ‘Confronting: O.J.’ Podcast; FCC Stymied Its Own Ability to Block State Net Neutrality Rules; and more.