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Newsgathering and Privacy Liability

Recorded on: Nov. 13, 2017
Running Time: 01:01:27

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Taken from the Web Program Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017 recorded November 2017 in New York.

Newsgathering and Privacy Liability [01:01:27]

  • How are AgGag laws faring in the courts?
  • Is the First Amendment right to record the police in public places now firmly established?
  • What are best practices for handling whistleblowers and for reporting on leaked documents, including those received from hackers?
  • Will the scope of what is a matter of public concern shrink after Bollea v. Gawker?
  • Has Dahlstrom v. Sun-Times spawned legislative efforts to make it illegal to obtain certain types of government information?
  • How will recent decisions addressing undercover recordings made by advocacy groups affect newsgathering?

Speaker:  Thomas S. Leatherbury
Moderator:  Lee Levine
Panel:  Dale M. Cohen, Lynn B. Oberlander, Mark Stephens, CBE
(IAPP Privacy credit for Privacy Professionals)

The purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • 2017 Update: Developments in the Law of Newsgathering Liability (From August 2016 through August 2017)
    Thomas S. Leatherbury, Tian Tian Xin, Bryan U. Gividen, Marc A. Fuller
  • Immunity Blind Spots for Journalists and Media Lawyers
    Sanford L. Bohrer
Presentation Material
  • 2016-17 Developments in Newsgathering and Privacy Liability
    Thomas S. Leatherbury
    Dale M. Cohen ~ Director, Documentary FIlm Legal Clinic, UCLA School of Law; Senior Counsel for Frontline, WGBH
    Thomas S. Leatherbury ~ Vinson & Elkins LLP
    Lee Levine ~ Ballard Spahr LLP
    Lynn B. Oberlander ~ Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Gizmodo Media Group, LLC
    Mark Stephens ~ Howard Kennedy LLP
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