Media and Other Coverage

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2017

Lotto Persio, S.L. (2017, Feb. 8), First Lady Melania Trump settles libel lawsuit against Maryland blogger, International Business Times.

2016

Fonda, D. (2016, July), Can You Trust Online Reviews?, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

Emily, J. (2016, Apr. 28), Crime Blog: Should jurors who Google, tweet or blog about cases be punished?, Dallas Morning News.

Thanawala, S. (2016, Apr. 24), California jurors misusing the Internet could face fines, Associated Press.

Silverman, G.B. (2016, Mar. 9). New York Considering Changes to Social Media Jury Instructions, Bloomberg BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report (also published in BNA Bloomberg Social Media Law & Policy Report).

Habte, S. (2016, Jan. 27). Court Affirms $350k Verdict for Lawyer Smeared on Avvo, ABA BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct.

2015

Commerical and Federal Litigation Section, New York State Bar Association, Social Media Jury Instructions Report (2015, Dec. 8) .

Adelson, J. (2015, May 20). Mayor Mitch Landrieu uses private email account for much city correspondence, records show, New Orleans Advocate.

2014

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (Schuman, J.) (2014, May 28). Be aware; tweeting allowed in some courtrooms but not others, Poynter Institute (also published in News Media & The Law, Summer 2014)

Hamilton, H. (2014, Feb. 13). Media Law for Content Marketers: An Interview with Eric P. Robinson, Reputation Capital blog.

Hamilton, H. (2014, Jan. 29). Copyright Law for Online Content: An Interview with Eric P. Robinson, Reputation Capital blog.

Karabin, S. (2014, Jan. 8).  Is Twitter Negligent for Lewd Photo Tweets?, Corporate Counsel.

2013

Educator: Court decision could affect Iowa bloggers (2013, Mar. 1), Gateway Journalism Review eNewsletter.

Cullins, A. (2013, Feb. 5). The Dirty truth: Part 2 (story on girls attacked on thedirty.com), KRNV-TV (Reno, Nev.).

2012

Illinois judge reverses shield law ruling (2012, July 18), Gatewayjr.org (Gateway Journalism Review).

Johnson, E. (2012, June 20). Bloggers’ Blog Law Summit in Grand Forks!, Blog Law Blog.

Anderson, R. (2012, May 16). Michiel Oakes’ Twitter Defense, Seattle Weekly.

Rooney, E. (2012, May 12). “A Jury Of Your Facebook Friends,” The Emily Rooney Show, WGBH (Boston, Mass.).

United Press International (May 15, 2012). Jurors Must Not Tweet Proceedings, According to Ruling.

Valencia, M.J. (2012, May 14). Court warns on jurors’ Web use, Boston Globe.

Fossum, M. (2012, May 14). Massachusetts Asks Judges to Curb Juror Facebook Use, WebProNews.

Eng, J. (2012, May 3). Students’ racist tweets about Boston hockey game put schools in a bind, NBC News.

Internet Privacy?,” segment of Think Out Loud (2012, Apr. 11), Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Clark, M. (2012, Feb. 9). States slowly opening courts to cameras, Stateline.org (Pew Center for the States) (reprinted in The Boston Herald, Feb. 12, 2012).

Johnson, E. (2012, Jan. 19). Volokh Steps In to Help Blogger Crystal Cox Challenge $2.5 Million Defamation Judgment, Blog Law Blog.

2011

Clark, M. (2011, Dec. 19). Jurors on the Internet: a dilemma for courts, Stateline.org (Pew Center for the States). (reprinted in The Bellingham (Wash.) Herald, Dec. 21, 2011).

Ambrogi, B. and Williams, J.C. (2011, Dec. 16). “The Controversy Over Cameras in the U.S. Supreme Court,” Lawyer2Lawyer podcast, Legal Talk Network.

Leccese, M. (2011, Dec. 14). Behind-the-times judge rules bloggers aren’t journalists, Gatekeeper blog, Boston Globe (quoting Citizen Media Law Project blog post).

Demillo, A. (2011, Nov. 17). Lawyer for Ark. death row inmate says failure to toss tweeting juror should require new trial, Associated Press.

Durrani, A. (2011, Nov.) Lights and cameras; Tweets and Google, Plaintiff magazine, pp. 20-25.

Ameet Sachdev, Cracking down on courtroom networking, Chicago Tribune, Oct. 30, 2011,

Miller, D. (radio) and Sabatier, J. (web), (2011, Oct. 13). “Defamation Online,” segment of Think Out Loud, Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Ho, S. (2013, Oct. 10). Oregon’s first Twitter libel lawsuit pits Tigard doctor against Portland blogger, The Oregonian, Oct. 10, 2011.

Silver, S. (2011, Oct. 1). Freedom of Speech Isn’t Free For Professional Athletes, The Legal Blitz (blog).

Shain, A. (2011, Aug. 26). Twitter a new playing field for USC athletes, The State (Columbia, S.C.), Aug. 26, 2011.

Coyne, A. (2011, May 22). A trial 140 characters at a time, Alaska Dispatch.

Howell, D. (2011, Jan. 22). “We All Live in a Patent Submarine,” This Week in Law webcast.

Juror’s research led to murder mistrial

Kalinowski, B. (2011, Jan. 15).  Mistrial by Internet a growing concern, (Scranton, Pa.) Citizen’s Voice.

2010

Johnson, E. (2010, Nov. 16). Social Media Restrictions on Athletes at Public Universities, Blog Law Blog.

Farley, J. (2010, Oct. 30). Online News-Story Commenters Face Scrutiny As Would-Be Jurors, Kitsap (Wash.) Sun.

Glaberson, W. (2010, Oct. 15). A Grisly Murder Trial, in 140-Character Bits, New York Times.

Johnson, E. (2010, Sept. 1). Robinson on FTC v. Reverb Settlement, Blog Law Blog.

Johnson,  E. (2010, Aug. 9). FTC Factsheet on Blogger Endorsement Guidelines, Blog Law Blog, Aug. 9, 2010.

Johnson, E. (2010, July 13). Appeals Court OKs Prosecuting Blogger for Threats Against Juror, Blog Law Blog.

Johnson (2010, July 5). Wedding Gifts and the FTC’s Differential Treatment of Bloggers and Mainstream Media, Blog Law Blog.

Associated Press (2010, Mar. 11). Radio Interview on Juror Use of Social Media.

Elias, P. (2010, Mar. 6). Courts finally catching up to texting jurors, Associated Press.

Order in the court: Not a tweet or a peep out of jurors (2010, Feb. 5), Connecticut Post.

Jennings, D. (2010, Jan. 31). Dallas judges take pains to keep Web from undermining fair trials, The Dallas Morning News.

Armstrong, A. (2009, Dec. 1). Abolish the FTC: New Blogging Rules, FreeColorado.com.

2009

Ambrogi, B. and Williams, J.C. (2009, Oct. 15). The FTC’s New Guidelines & the Blogosphere,” Lawyer2Lawyer podcast, Legal Talk Network, Oct 15, 2009.

OMackson, O. (2009, Aug. 16). Blogging defamation case will resume in Goshen court, (Middletown, N.Y.) Times Herald-Record.

Burns, M. (2009, June 9). Patrick Fitzgerald, Peter Lance, Rupert Murdoch and Judith Regan? I’m siding with the librarians, MargieBurns.com (blog) (post removed).

2007

Mackson, O. (2007, May 17). A blogger’s right or libel?, (Middletown, N.Y.) Times Herald-Record.

Associated Press (2007, Mar. 21). Internet postings prompt libel lawsuits.

Knight Community News Network (2007), Top Ten Rules for Limiting Legal Risk: Rule 2: Video of Eric P. Robinson, Media Law Resource Center Staff Attorney, on Criminal Libel.

2006

Unruh, B. (2006, Nov. 30). $165 million WND suit, WorldNetDaily.com.

McGhee, T. (2006, Nov. 22). Unwelcome attention invading MySpace.com, Denver Post.

2001

Middlemas, K. (2001, Mar. 23). Paper Faces $1.5 Billion Libel Suit, (Panama City, Fla.) News Herald.