Media Law Resource Center

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A workshop for freelancers, bloggers, reporters, editors in print, digital or video spaces, podcasters - any media worker without the benefit of a legal department.

Top media lawyers will give practical advice to stay clear of costly libel and privacy suits; navigate the reporter source relationship; avoid copyright traps; and learn about digital media law.

In addition, at the journalists roundtable, editors and writers will share tips and strategies on career paths and story pitches.

Admission is $20 and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

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09:00-09:30 - Registration and Breakfast

09:30-09:35 - Introduction

09:35-11:20 - How Can Journalists Get into Trouble for Their Content
George Freeman, Media Law Resource Center
Sam Terilli, University of Miami

11:20-11:35 - Break

11:35-12:35 - Newsgathering Torts
Karen Kammer, Mitrani, Rynor, Adamsky & Toland
Sandy Bohrer, Holland & Knight 

12:35-01:00 - Freedom of Information & Florida Sunshine Law
Richard Ovelmen, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt

01:00-01:45 - Lunch

01:45-02:45 - Editorial Roundtable
Justine Gubar, Fusion, formerly ESPN
Mark Lima, Fusion, formerly ABC       
Laura Wides-Munoz, Fusion, formerly AP
Moderator: Eric Lieberman, Fusion

02:45-03:45 - Relationship with Sources and the Reporters’ Privilege
Adriana Rodriguez, Holland & Knight
Dana McElroy - Thomas & LoCicero

03:45-04:00 - Break

04:00-05:00 - Copyright and Digital Media
Eric Lieberman, Fusion

05:00-05:45 - Latin American Media Law 
Dave Heller, MLRC
Adolfo Jimenez, Holland & Knight


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