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Bankrupt Marketplace: First Amendment Theory And The 2016 Presidential Election, Leonard M. Niehoff Jan 2017

Bankrupt Marketplace: First Amendment Theory And The 2016 Presidential Election, Leonard M. Niehoff

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In this article I advance two arguments. The first is that 2016 was a particularly important year for freedom of speech and the press, although not for conventional reasons. The second is that hte events of 2016 revealed that one of the essential components of our democracy - the central role that free expression plays in the democratic process - is in a state of serious dysfunction, if not crisis.


Taming The "Feral Beast": Cautionary Lessons From British Press Reform, Lili Levi Jan 2015

Taming The "Feral Beast": Cautionary Lessons From British Press Reform, Lili Levi

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A "Faustian Pact"? Native Advertising And The Future Of The Press, Lili Levi Jan 2015

A "Faustian Pact"? Native Advertising And The Future Of The Press, Lili Levi

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As technology undermines the economic model supporting the traditional press, news organizations are succumbing to the siren call of "native advertising" – a new marketing technique for unobtrusively integrating paid advertising into editorial content. Brands are increasingly turning to native ads to preempt consumers' well-documented ad avoidance. Although the native advertising model debuted on digital-native news sites, it is now ubiquitous in elite legacy media as well. Everyone knew "native" had arrived for good when the venerable New York Times not only introduced its online "Paid Post," but incorporated sponsored content in its print editions, and even hired an in-house …


Ethics For Media Lawyers: The Lessons Of Ferguson, Leonard M. Niehoff Jan 2015

Ethics For Media Lawyers: The Lessons Of Ferguson, Leonard M. Niehoff

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Ferguson, Missouri, has a population of roughly 21,000 people. Thirty cities in Missouri have larger populations. The Edward Jones Dome, where the St. Louis Rams play football, seats three times as many people. Most of us had never heard of Ferguson prior to August 9, 2014, when a police oficer named Darren Wilson shot and killed an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown. But, to paraphrase the grim observation of Ambrose Bierce, war is how Americans learn geography. So, as violence and vandalism erupted on its streets, the nation turned its attention toward Ferguson and labored to understand the place, …


Three Puzzling Things About New York Times V. Sullivan: Beginning The Anniversary Conversation, Leonard M. Niehoff Jan 2013

Three Puzzling Things About New York Times V. Sullivan: Beginning The Anniversary Conversation, Leonard M. Niehoff

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This is the 50th anniversary of a watershed year in the history of the civil rights movement. During that year, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference mounted its anti-segregation campaign in Alabama; Commissioner "Bull" Connor turned dogs and fire hoses on demonstrators; activists were attacked; riots flared; George Wallace blocked the doors of a public university to keep black students out; President Kennedy dispatched troops to Alabama and called for the passage of a civil rights bill; Medgar Evers was murdered; the then-largest human rights demonstration in U.S. history converged on Washington; Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic speech at …


In Search Of Regulatory Equilibrium, Lili Levi Jan 2007

In Search Of Regulatory Equilibrium, Lili Levi

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Changing Channels And Bridging Divides: The Failure And Redemption Of American Broadcast Television Regulation, Anthony E. Varona Jan 2004

Changing Channels And Bridging Divides: The Failure And Redemption Of American Broadcast Television Regulation, Anthony E. Varona

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Reporting The Official Truth: The Revival Of The Fcc's News Distortion Policy, Lili Levi Jan 2000

Reporting The Official Truth: The Revival Of The Fcc's News Distortion Policy, Lili Levi

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Challenging The Autonomous Press (Book Review), Lili Levi Jan 1993

Challenging The Autonomous Press (Book Review), Lili Levi

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