Florida Bar Media Law Conference, April 15

April 15, 2011
Stetson University College of Law
Tampa Law Center
Tampa, Fla.

Sponsored by The Florida Bar Media & Communications Law Committee
and Stetson University College of Law

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Topics include:

  • Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suits and legislation. A look at litigation in Florida and around the nation, including the latest targets for such litigation: blogs, status of state and federal legislation, and the SLAPP federal law project, among other topics. Panel will be moderated by Samuel J. Morley, general counsel of the Florida Press Association.
  • First Amendment/defamation issues relating to anonymous bloggers and website commenters
  • Issues of libel and product disparagement in reality television programs
  • Internet activism, hacking and publication of leaked and/or confidential documents (a la Wikileaks)
  • Reporting on high-profile cases
  • Reporter ethics