Digital Media Law
A Practical Guide for the Media and Entertainment Industries
As an expert scholar and educator in media law, Christopher S. Reed brings considerable experience as an in-house lawyer for a US-based media company with extensive news, sports, and entertainment operations. This blend of practical and scholarly insight delivers a textbook which packs foundational principles and concepts into the context of the digital environment, focusing on how those doctrines are applied in the face of rapidly evolving newsgathering, production, and distribution technologies.
This accessible textbook is the ideal companion for advanced undergraduate and graduate students as well as practitioners interested in law, journalism, and media studies.
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I'm pleased to announce my new book Digital Media Law: A Practical Guide for the Media and Entertainment Industries, due out this October from Routledge. If you teach media law, or are simply looking for a resource that offers a succinct look at the legal issues...
I'll be teaching media law again this summer at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law's recently rekindled Intellectual Property Summer Institute. The program was a longtime in-person summer staple of the law school that fell to the wayside about a decade or so ago. Under...
I'll be teaching my short (6 week; 2 credit) course in media law again this year as part of the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law's Intellectual Property Summer Institute. Last summer I taught a short (6 week; 2 credit) remote course in media...
Yesterday, Congress passed two important copyright measures that the creative community has long advocated for: The first is the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2020 (CASE), which will establish a voluntary adjudicatory process, housed within...
I am pleased to announce the upcoming release of The Routledge Companion to Copyright and Creativity in the 21st Century, to which I am honored to have been asked to contribute an essay. Edited by Professor Michelle Bogre, Esq., of the Parsons School of Design, and...
A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of presenting another seminar to the Pacific Planetarium Association (PPA) on legal issues surrounding the use of images and video footage in planetarium shows and exhibits. The session was something of a follow-up to my...
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