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Media Law Roundup 8.17

Welcome to this week’s Media Law Roundup. Here, we’ll gather stories surround trending media and policy topics that have developed throughout the week so you can follow along and watch them develop. If you stumble upon something you feel would be a good article, send us a link at International Community calls for Protecting … Continue reading

Media Law Roundup 08.10

The U.N. and the Internet 08.08 U.N. Agency to Wrestle Control of the Internet Away From U.S. – Should the control over the Internet pass to the United Nations? That’s the question that could arise when the U.N.’s International Telecommunications Union hosts its World Conference on International Telecommunications this December. While it might be hard to imagine anyone jockeying for … Continue reading

Media Law Roundup 08.03

Twitter Olympics 07.30 – Readers discuss Clayton Hardiman’s point: Free speech isn’t free of consequences – Maybe triple-jumper Voula Papachristou was poised to make history at the London Olympic Games. Maybe genuine greatness had taken root inside her. She might have proved herself to be the Bob Beamon, the Rafer Johnson or the Bonnie Blair of … Continue reading

Media Law Roundup 07.16-07.20

Quote Approval – 2012 Presidential Elections  07.15 – Latest Word on the Trail? I Take It Back – The quotations come back redacted, stripped of colorful metaphors, colloquial language and anything even mildly provocative. They are sent by e-mail from the Obama headquarters in Chicago to reporters who have interviewed campaign officials under one major … Continue reading

Media Law Roundup 07.09-07.13

The Declaration of Internet Freedom 07.09 – Defining the ‘We’ in the Declaration of Internet Freedom – Left unsaid in a high-profile new document about Internet’s principles is whose interests it represents–and how they’ll be backed. 07.13 – Wikipedia not afraid to go dark to protect Internet – Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said o n T hursday he … Continue reading