CMLP and Cyberlaw Clinic Urge First Circuit to Affirm First Amendment Right to Make Cellphone Recording of Police

With the help of Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic, the Citizen Media Law Project and a coalition of media and advocacy organizations submitted an amicus curiae brief last week to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in a case involving a lawyer who was arrested for using his ce


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Online Media Legal Network Announces Partnership with Investigative News Network

We are pleased to announce that the Online Media Legal Network (OMLN) is partnering with the Investigative News Network (INN) to help INN member organizations find pro bono and low-cost legal help. We are honored to join forces with INN, whose members are engaged in some of the most exciting and innovat

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Introducing Guest Blogger Andrew Mirsky

I'm excited to welcome Andrew Mirsky as a guest blogger.  Andrew is an attorney and Principal of Mirsky & Company, PLLC, a law firm with particular emphasis in new media, intellectual property, technology, corporate and nonprofits. He has 17 years' experience as a business and commercial lawyer, including 5 years' experience in company management of media and technology enterprises.

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Citizen Media Law Project is Hiring an Assistant Director

Are you a lawyer interested in dealing with emerging legal issues related to law, journalism, and new media on the Internet?  Would you like to help online journalism and new media ventures meet their legal needs?  Do you want a stimulating yet laid back work environment?

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Show Me the Money...

We know that our readers are a pretty creative, enterprising bunch. Now you can get some cash to help fund your idea.

Our friends over at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation are running a grant competition called the Knight News Challenge, which awards up to $5 million for innovative projects that use digital technology to transform the way communities send, receive and make use of news and information.

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Reminder: Media Law Conference for Journalists, Bloggers and Other Digital Media

We're pleased to announce that the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Center for Sustainable Journalism at Kennesaw State University are co‐hosting a conference on September 25, 2010 entitled "Media Law in the Digital Age: The Rules Ha

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Who's Afraid of the News Aggregators?

As anyone who has been following the debate regarding the "future of journalism" knows, there have been a lot of ink (and bytes) spilled arguing over the role news aggregators are playing in the "decline" of traditional journalistic models.  Rupert Murdoch has labeled the practice of news aggregation by entities like Google News "

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