Monthly Archives: June 2013

Taking Stock: A Few Elementary Principles of Copyright

Taking Stock: A Few Elementary Principles of Copyright

Sunflowersoriginal photo ©2012 Lyann Valadez It’s hard work to create an original piece of material, and it can be hard work, too, to understand copyright law. Even …

 

Up in the Air: Bloggers Are Granted Press Passes Largely at the Whim of Agencies and Venues

Up in the Air: Bloggers Are Granted Press Passes Largely at the Whim of Agencies and Venues

Although the state of Oklahoma has statutorily defined the term “journalist,” the landscape of modern news reporting is rapidly changing, and many bloggers do not fall …

 

Driving Issues: Trespass Law, Briefly

Driving Issues: Trespass Law, Briefly

Trespassing is a legal term that refers to a variety of offenses against a person or against property. A person who enters private property without …

 

Blowing in the Wind: Freedom, Security, Constitutional Rights…and the Press

Blowing in the Wind: Freedom, Security, Constitutional Rights…and the Press

What is a journalist today? – does it include a blogger? Does it include someone who is tweeting? Are these journalists who are entitled to …

 

Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

Well, there you have it – a problem I’m going to have to face whether I like it or not: At this point it is customary …