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Lessons on media law

Posted: Oct. 4, 2016 | Tags: media law

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Illustration by Ben Fall, IRW


From bias and free speech to copyright and censorship, issues in media law dominated a daylong session at the National Press Club recently. 

“Media Law for Journalists: A legal workshop and editorial roundtable” was designed to teach journalists and journalism students how to protect themselves from libel accusations, violations of privacy and reputational harm. The program was run by the Media Law Resource Center, which is hosting a similar session at Boston University Oct. 17.

The first question on the agenda: "How do journalists get into trouble for their content?" Tips from the experts follow ...

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