The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced the availability of of a free, bi-weekly audio podcast called News Media Update. It supplements the Reporters Committee's biweekly newsletter News Media Update and covers recent developments and trends in media law that affect journalists and media attorneys. Topics include libel, invasion of privacy, freedom of information, reporter's privilege (keeping sources and information confidential), access to courts, newsgathering rights, and prior restraints.
Topics from yesterday's podcast: Virginia gun permit access; Florida secret docket ruling; Columbine depositions; Illinois Chief Justice's libel claim; interview with Lucy Dalglish on Josh Wolf.
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