Tag: newsgathering

by David Ardia

Heading to Washington, D.C., to attend the Presidential Inauguration? You’re bringing your camera with you, right? Well it shouldn’t come as any surprise that heightened security measures across the Washington area will affect where you can go, what you can bring with you, and what you can do to cover the inaugural events. In an [...] more »

by David Ardia

Back in January, the Citizen Media Law Project began rolling out its Citizen Media Legal Guide. So far, we’ve published major sections of the guide covering Forming a Business and Getting Online, Dealing with Online Legal Risks, and Newsgathering and Privacy. This week we began rolling out the section on Access to Government Information, which [...] more »

by David Ardia

This is the fourth in a series of posts I’ve written that call attention to some of the topics covered in the Citizen Media Legal Guide the Citizen Media Law Project began publishing in January. This past month we rolled out the sections on Newsgathering and Privacy, which address the legal and practical issues both [...] more »

by David Ardia

Back in January, I announced the launch of the first two major sections of the Citizen Media Law Project’s Legal Guide covering Forming a Business and Getting Online and Dealing with Online Legal Risks. This past month we began rolling out the section on Newsgathering and Privacy, which addresses the legal and practical issues you [...] more »

by David Ardia

In one of his last executive actions of the year, President Bush signed into law the “OPEN Government Act of 2007“ on December 31, 2007. The Senate unanimously passed the reform bill earlier in December, and it passed the House of Representatives by voice vote on December 18. The Associated Press is reporting that Bush [...] more »