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The MLRC Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit created in 1988 to sponsor and support First Amendment education and research projects. 


Our projects include

New!  Media Law for Journalists

Top media lawyers give practical advice to stay clear of costly libel and privacy suits; navigate the reporter source relationship; avoid copyright traps; learn about digital media law; and understand insurance coverage options.

First Amendment Video Contest

White Paper on the Reporter's Privilege

Free Press in a Free Society

MLRC Institute Libel Quiz

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Trustees and Officers

Mary Kate Tischler (Chair), CBS Broadcasting Inc.
Michael Berry,
Ballard Spahr
Kate Bolger, Davis Wright Tremaine
Heather Dietrick, The Daily Beast
Ashley Messenger, NPR
Lynn Oberlander, Gizmodo Media
Rachel Strom, Davis Wright Tremaine
George Freeman, MLRC Executive Director

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