Celebrity Legal Victories

Misguided Legal Analysis


Get updates via SMS by texting follow CelebPrivacy to 40404 in the United States

Book Reviews


Films of Interest


California Law

Tag: Journalists

Silence Really Is The Voice of Complicity

Elizabeth Warren   There’s a history of demagogues calling those they disagree with “terrorists” and using that as justification for intimidation and violence – and that history is ugly and dangerous. There’s also a history of people staying quiet for too long, hoping for the best but watching silently as the threat metastasizes. Donald Trump […]

JOURNALISM’S REAL HEROS AREN’T DRAWING OFFENSIVE CARTOONS

Two reminders: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled to learn that the body of Anabel Flores Salazar, a crime reporter for the El Sol de Orizaba newspaper, was found on the Cuacnopalan-Oaxaca road in Puebla state on 9 Feb 16, a day after the 32-year-old mother was abducted from her home in neighbouring Veracruz state. […]

Donald Trump is to Bernie Sanders as Archie Bunker is to Jon Stewart

Elite media often blur distinctions between right-wing populism and progressive populism — as though there’s not all that much difference between appealing to xenophobia and racism on the one hand and appealing for social justice and humanistic solidarity on the other.

Senator Bernie Sanders: History-Making Grassroots Support

Question of Media Black Out? Is the Democratic National Committee trying to undermine the presidential campaign of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders? That’s the charge Sanders’ team is making amid a dust-up over a breach of voter information. On Friday, the DNC suspended Sanders’ access to a critical database after finding his staffers improperly viewed front-runner Hillary Clinton’s […]

WHO OWNS MEDIA AND EDUCATION?

Here’s an addition to their litany with kudos to the huffpost media watch team for reporting that matters.

Islamophobic Media Coverage Is Out Of Control. It Needs To Stop! By Gabriel Arana

The Arabic word Islam simply means ‘submission’, and derives from a word meaning ‘peace’.

A Media Renaissance — South Of the Border By Michael Shaw

Mexico is a destination for art directors, copywriters, media buyers, account executives and the panoply of photographers, filmmakers, and international clients—the entire roadshow of creative personalities and business professionals.

RETURNING TO THE FUNDAMENTAL TENETS OF “GOOD JOURNALISM”

While it’s impossible to predict what’s next, what we do know is that we are operating in a state of continual disruption, where something new is always around the corner. Whether it’s the further proliferation of mobile devices or the evolution of social platforms and interactive channels, news organizations that are able to recognize these new trends will be ahead of the curve.

Impending US Debt Crisis Oct 1, 2015 – Prompts IMF’s Release of GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT By Robin Barnes

If a collective effort to deliver policy upgrade is rejected there will be no stability, balance, or sustainable growth: in fact, global output will be reduced by an estimated 3% in two years’ time.

Role of A&E Television Network’s Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy

When television networks undertake production with some mixing and matching of the skills of documentarians, investigative journalists and tabloid publishers, in an untimely film about the ongoing struggles in the lives of real people, there’s a problem. Robin D. Barnes