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Serving the Media Law Community Since 1980

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LOCATION

University of Miami School of Communication
Wolfson Building
Shoma Hall
5100 Brunson Drive
Coral Cables, Florida
33146
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REGISTRATION

Registration is $150.

Click to pay by credit card.

Scholarships and
fee waivers are available.

Email latinamerica@medialaw.org

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CLE

MLRC will apply for
5-6 hours of Florida CLE credit.

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HOTELS

Ask for the University of Miami rate at the following area hotels:

Holiday Inn Coral Gables

Courtyard Marriott Coral Gables

Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

Westin Colonnade Coral Gables

Hotels in Miami Beach are
approx. 40 minutes away by taxi.

LOCATION
University of Miami School of Communication
Wolfson Building
Shoma Hall
5100 Brunson Drive
Coral Cables, Florida
33146
Google Map
________________________________________
REGISTRATION
Registration is $150.
Click to pay by credit card.
Scholarships and fee waivers are available. Email latinamerica@medialaw.org
________________________________________
CLE
MLRC will apply for 5-6 hours of Florida CLE credit.
________________________________________
HOTELS
Ask for the University of Miami rate at the following area hotels:
Holiday Inn Coral Gables
Courtyard Marriott Coral Gables
Hyatt Regency Coral Gables
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Hotels in Miami Beach are approximately 40 minutes away by taxi.
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MLRC Miami Conference 2017

Media Law Resource Center
in cooperation with
 
University of Miami
School of Communication and School of Law and
The Inter American Press Association

Legal Issues Concerning
Hispanic and Latin American Media

March 13, 2017 | University of Miami

  • Journalism Challenges in Latin America
  • Cuba After Castro
  • Online Piracy in Latin America
  • Covering the Immigration Debate

Register With Credit Card

Schedule (subject to change)

9:30 - 10:00: Registration / Coffee on the Terrace

10:00 - 10:05: Introductions from MLRC and University of Miami

10:05 - 10:45: Morning Speaker: Rafael Romo, Senior Latin American Affairs Editor of CNN Worldwide

A native of Mexico, Romo is an Emmy-award winning, bilingual journalist with 20 years of experience as an anchor, correspondent, manager of news coverage and journalism professor. 

10:45 - 12:15: Press Challenges in Latin America

Covering populist leaders in Latin America. Are there lessons to be learned in covering the Trump Administration? The effect of criminal and national security laws on coverage of government officials. The use of civil laws to chill reporters. Violence against reporters - and the problem of immunity. Privacy and the right to be forgotten in Latin America.

With Michael Smith, Bloomberg News; Carlos Lauria, Committee to Protect Journalists;Roxana Kahale, Kahale Abogados, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Ricardo Trotti, Inter-American Press Association 

12:15 - 01:15: Lunch on the Terrace

1:15 - 02:00: Speaker: Cathleen Farrell, National Immigration Forum

Covering the Immigration Debate - Views from the U.S. and Latin America.
Cathleen Farrell brings more than 30 years of professional experience in journalism, advocacy communications and strategic communications to her role as the director of communications of the National Immigration Forum. Before joining in 2014, she served as director of digital strategy and chief of communications at the Inter-American Development Bank. As a journalist, she has edited and written for leading publications in the United Kingdom, Canada, Latin America and the United States.

2:00 - 3:00:  Press Freedom in Cuba after Castro

How has the death of Fidel Castro effected press freedom and human rights in Cuba? What are the prospects for reform? U.S. - Cuba relations under the Trump Administration? What can lawyers do to support independent journalism in Cuba? 

Moderator: Adolfo Jimenez, Holland & Knight LLP; with Myriam Marquez, Executive Editor, El Nuevo Herald; Adolfo Fernández Sainz, Cuban independent journalist.

3:00 - 3:30: Dessert Break on the Terrace

3:30 - 5:00: Online Piracy in Latin America

Online Piracy and IP protection in Latin America. IP issues for U.S. and Latin American content creators. The impact of pirating on monetization strategies, including cross-border deals. Are DMCA-like statutes in Latin America effective? Obtaining court orders to remove content and the role of judicial oversight. Practical strategies to protect content. Will new international trade agreements address these problems?  

Moderator: Allison Lovelady, Thomas & LoCicero  LLP. With Ana Salas Siegel, NBCUniversal; Lin Cherry, HBO Latin America;Alvaro Jeanneau, Univision; Federico Perez, Perez Salazar & Echegaray, Mexico; Paula Mena Barreto,Campos Mello Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

5:00 - 6:00: After Conference Reception

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This program, while located at at the University of Miami, is neither the responsibility of nor endorsed by the University of Miami.

 
 
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