Breakout Session I: Ethics and Media Law in the Digital Age

Apr 12, 2017, 10:30 AM
11:30 AM
Just as it has upended everything else, the digital revolution has forced radical new thinking about media ethics and media law. Copyright, fair use, libel, sourcing - all of these key issues (and more) are in a state of evolution. Learn from leaders in the field about developments in ethics and the law and how news organizations are adapting to this fast-changing landscape.
Session Recap:
  • Journalists were given practical tips for avoiding liability in news coverage and how to handle complaints
  • Media law attorneys discussed the laws of defamation and invasion of privacy in juxtaposition with the ethical decisions facing journalists
  • The attorneys also discussed copyright law and fair use related to newsgathering
  • Journalists were also given advice on using social media and other online resources as a source of content

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  • elizabeth-seidlin

    Elizabeth  Seidlin-Bernstein 

    Associate, LSKS
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  • StaudenmaierCraig

    Craig  Staudenmaier 

    Managing Partner, Nauman, Smith Shissler & Hall
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