Date(s) of Conference:
September 25, 2010
Kennesaw State University
Designed for journalists, bloggers, and lawyers who work with media clients, the conference will be an opportunity to learn first-hand the latest legal developments and to get your questions answered by experts in the field.
The program will bring together legal practitioners, journalists, and academics to discuss the latest legal issues facing online media ventures. Topics will include: libel law, copyright law, newsgathering law, and advertising law, as well as the legal issues arising from news aggregation, managing online communities, and business law considerations for start-up online media organizations. Small-group workshops will focus on strategies for accessing government information and understanding legal terms in content licenses, freelancer contracts, and website terms of service and privacy policies.