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Lynn B. Oberlander

Lynn B. Oberlander

Gizmodo Media Group, LLC
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Lynn Oberlander, EVP and General Counsel of Gizmodo Media Group, is a leading media attorney and advocate for journalists. From 2014 through mid-March of this year, she was the General Counsel, Media Operations for First Look Media where, among her other duties, she led First Look Media’s Press Freedom Litigation Fund, which provides funding to third parties for cases in support of First Amendment and other press freedoms.  From 2006 until 2014, she was the General Counsel of The New Yorker, where she also wrote for newyorker.com on media law topics.  Earlier in her career, she spent 5 years each at Forbes and NBC.  She is a frequent speaker on freedom of expression and media law topics.

She is a graduate of Yale (where she was an editor on the Yale Daily News) and Columbia Law School. She teaches a graduate course in Media, Corporate Responsibility, and the Law, both in a traditional classroom setting and on-line, at The New School in New York.  She is the chair of the board of directors of the Media Law Resource Center and the former chair of the Communications and Media Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association.  She is also a trustee and Secretary of Jewish Home Lifecare, a major nursing home and elder care system.
Lynn B. Oberlander is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World - "Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World - The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World - The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World - The New News: Distributing Real-Time Content in a Fake News World, Tuesday, October 17, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs "Technotainment" 2017: Distributing Content Across Multiple Platforms, Thursday, October 19, 2017, New York, NY
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