Media Law for Journalists
Workshop and Roundtable
Wednesday, May 17, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
San Francisco Chronicle
901 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA (map)
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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; learn about digital media law; and understand insurance coverage options.
Editors and writers from local news outlets have a roundtable discussion to share tips and strategies on career paths and story pitches.
Admission is $20 and includes a light breakfast and lunch.
Questions: 212.337.0200 x202 |
9:00-9:30 - Registration and Breakfast
9:30-9:35 - Introduction
9:35-11:20 - How Can Journalists Get into Trouble for Their Content
11:20-11:35 - Break
11:35-12:35 - Newsgathering Torts
12:35-1:00 - Freedom of Information & California Public Records
1:00-1:45 - Lunch
1:45-2:45 - Editorial Roundtable
2:45-3:45 - Relationship with Sources and the Reporters’ Privilege
3:45-4:00 - Break
4:00-5:00 - Copyright and Digital Media
5:00-5:45 - Entertainment Law
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