Digital platform Viafoura is offering its live-blogging platform free of charge to news media companies throughout the pandemic. In an announcement today, Viafoura said: “At the moment, there is a massive amount of misinformation related to the virus spreading on social platforms. Our goal is to help publishers improve the trustworthy nature of the content on their […]
An appeals court has ruled that a blogger is a member of the media for the purposes of defamation law — another decision that helps support the idea of protecting acts of journalism, rather than just specific people who are defined as professional journalists.
Washington-based law firm Wiley Rein’s Media Group has launched WileyonMedia, a blog highlighting the latest news and insights from the firm’s media attorneys. Broadcast and multichannel video regulation, media transactions, program content, digital rights, journalism, employment, privacy, and happenings at the FCC, the Federal Trade Commission and on Capitol Hill are among the topics covered. The […]
Bloggers across the political spectrum are up in arms over the proposed media shield bill a Senate committee passed on Thursday, blasting the measure’s definition of a journalist as a flawed and misguided effort targeting those who operate outside of traditional media.