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Section Newsletter Articles on Media Issues

Employer’s media policy violates labor law By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, July 2010 An examination of Trump Marina Associates, LLC, in which an employer was found to have violated the National Labor Relations Act by maintaining and enforcing unlawfully broad rules regarding employees and their dealings with the media.
Privacy rulings in tabloid journalism cases weaken protection for rest of press By Jan Dennis Human Rights, May 2010 A U of I legal professor says that, in the past, the mere fact that stories were published or broadcast would be considered proof of newsworthiness – often making them privileged under law – so lawsuits seeking damages under privacy torts were routinely tossed out. But that's not necessarily the case anymore.