I've been a bit remiss in updating this blog, while I worked through the end of the spring semester at LSU.
But earlier this month, my latest work was published, in The SAGE Guide to Key Issues in Mass Media Ethics and Law (available through the publisher, and even through target.com and walmart.com).
Apr 6, 2015
For the third time in about 14 months, activists have released a video of them interrupting proceedings of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mar 24, 2015
Mar 22, 2015
Perhaps taking its cue from the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued press credential rules which limit access by the premier blog covering the court, a judicial district in Florida has issued new rules that essentially bar bloggers and other new media journalists from covering trials in those courts.
Feb 27, 2015
Courtney Love is no Marlon Brando, a California appeals court has ruled, so a lawsuit against her over postings on Pintrist and comments on the Howard Stern Show can proceed.
Feb 9, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its first formal guidelines for issuance of press passes, after its unwritten policies were questioned because of its refusal to issue a credential to SCOTUSBlog. But the new rules are not likely not help the website.
Jan 24, 2015
Still and video cameras are still officially not allowed in the courtroom of the U.S. Supreme Court, but for the second time in as many years a video has surfaced that was taken while the court was in session.
Jan 22, 2015
A California jury has awarded $4.5 million in libel damages to a Vietnamese-language newspaper whose CEO was called a communist and an agent of the Vietnamese government in a column in the competing Little Saigon News.