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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
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.

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.