Copyrighting and Other Legal Journalistic Issues
Original Air Date: June 16, 2010
The FTC is seeking ways to reinvent journalism, and thats a cause for concern. According to a May 24 draft proposal, the agency thinks government should be at the center of a media overhaul. Bennet Kelley from the Internet Law Center breaks down the good,bad and ugly of the plan. The Las Vegas Review-Journal is suing former news anchor Ron Futrell and others for posting links to RJ stories on the Web. Ron tells us his take on the story and the legal insiders review on the constitutionality of the suit. Michelle M. Wicmandy, Director Of Marketing at Southdeast Media, discusses her recent article in Website Magazine titled Climbing up the Ranks with optimized press releases.