The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has launched a new legal guide for journalists who work online, covering everything from open records and court access to libel and Internet regulation.
To help Online News Association members find free or reduced-fee legal help, the Online News Association is partnering with the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society on its new Online Media Legal Network (OMLN). Staffed by lawyers with extensive backgrounds in intellectual property and media law, OMLN provides [...]
A judge shut down the use of Twitter in a Montana courtroom by NewWest.net during a trial. Founder Jonathan Weber had been covering the trial by posting play-by-play reports at www.twitter.com/NewWest.
More Internet journalists are jailed worldwide today than journalists working in any other medium, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
The Online News Association sent a letter today to Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. “Bud” Selig objecting to new restrictions included in terms and conditions for Major League Baseball media credentials.