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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.

2024
May 2024

MediaLawLetter May 2024

Reporting developments through April 30, 2024.

Apr 2024

MediaLawLetter April 2024

DC Court Holds Journalist in Contempt for Refusing to Disclose Confidential Sources; Court Quashes Prosecution Subpoena to New Yorker Journalist; The Supreme Court Rules on Social Media Blocking; Entertainment Conference Recap; Ten Questions for Aussie Lawyer Michael Cameron and more.

Mar 2024

MediaLawLetter March 2024

Jury Awards $25M in Damages for The Oklahoman’s Misattribution of Racial Slur; Broadcaster Wins Summary Judgment and Fees Under New York’s Expanded Anti-SLAPP; The Supreme Court Hears the NetChoice Cases; Anti-SLAPP Developments in the UK and Europe and What It’s Like Being Slapped in Greece; MLRC's first conference in Australia and more.

Jan 2024

MediaLawLetter January 2024

New York Times Awarded Nearly $400,000 in Trump Suit; Fifth Circuit Affirms That Texas Book Rating System Is Unconstitutional; Fifth Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction Against Texas Prosecution of Netflix; The Year in Prior Restraints; and more.

2023
Dec 2023

MediaLawLetter November-December 2023

Legal news and features from the MLRC.

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.