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FCC Tweets Baseball Updates To Avoid Blackouts

FCC Tweets Baseball Updates To Avoid Blackouts

Those disclaimers spoken on Major League Baseball broadcasts, you know: “Any rebroadcast, retransmission, or account of this game, without the express written consent of Major League Baseball, is prohibited,” Well, after Fox and Cablevision couldn’t agree and blackouts during the playoffs ensued, the FCC stepped in with Twitter updates of the games in progress. ItsRead more about FCC Tweets Baseball Updates To Avoid Blackouts[…]

But. . . they did it on TV:  What Glee teaches about copyright

But. . . they did it on TV: What Glee teaches about copyright

The fictional high school chorus at the center of Fox’s Glee has a huge problem — nearly a million dollars in potential legal liability. For a show that regularly tackles thorny issues like teen pregnancy and alcohol abuse, it’s surprising that a million dollars worth of lawbreaking would go unmentioned. But it does, and weekRead more about But. . . they did it on TV: What Glee teaches about copyright[…]

Sunshine Week is March 14-20

Sunshine Week is March 14-20

“Sunshine Week is a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include print, broadcast and online news media, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools and others interested in the public’s right to know.” See more information at www.sunshineweek.org

What is Theft?

What is Theft?

I found this article by Chris Hartman amusing because the word “theft” is used so frequently outside of its literal legal definition. The article searches Google for instances when people write “_______ is theft” with the rankings shown below. Its a brilliant example of how people distort the truth by using a vague or generalRead more about What is Theft?[…]