Wednesday, April 9, 2014
DEMAND Transparency and Accountability. YOU are the NEWS. No Governing Body has a RIGHT to tell you what is NEWS. You see it, video it, know it, research it.. it is NEWS and it is also YOUR First Amendment RIGHT. "a Legitimate Journalist" as a Label is BULLSHIT plain and simple and a Violation of YOUR Rights, PERIOD.
"Currently being debated by the Senate, but rarely discussed on mainstream television, is the Shield Law. While on the surface it may seem to be rather innocuous, some of the language in it and its implications are quite problematic for journalists.
Posted by Crystal L. Cox at 10:28:00 AM
Monday, April 7, 2014
Do Search Engines HAVE First Amendment Rights? Does Google Blogger Have First Amendment Rights? Is Google a Publisher?
"As the internet evolves the rights and responsibilities of its users become more clearly defined. Courts have found themselves in the position of having to apply the common law precedent to the Internet. A recent case out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is helping to legally define the protections of bloggers on the Internet. Obsidian Fin. Grp., LLC v. Cox, No. 12-35238, D.C. No. 3:11-cv-00057-HZ (9th. Cir. Jan. 17, 2014).
Posted by Crystal L. Cox at 6:36:00 PM