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- House gets bill on unpublished fair use. Fields, H.; Reuter, M. // Publishers Weekly;3/30/1990, Vol. 237 Issue 13, p10
Reports on the introduction of legislation by Rep. Robert Kastenmeier (D., Wis.), to overturn two recent court decisions that allow restrictions on the use of one author's unpublished writings by another. Expectation of Sen. Paul Simon (D., Ill.)to introduce similar legislation in the Senate;...
- Ban challenged. // Quill;Apr95, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p5
Reports that the California First Amendment Coalition's is suing to overturn a California law that bars prospective witnesses in criminal cases from selling their stories until the trial is over. Hindrance to newsgathering and dissemination of newsworthy information to the public; Disclosures...
- Confidential sources. Scarce, Rik // Progressive;Oct93, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p38
Discusses the author's arrest for his refusal to answer a grand jury's questions about his research on the animal-rights movement. The Federal courts' treatment of people who use confidential sources; `Branzburg vs. Hayes'; More.
- Murdoch may lose out over rebel vote. Griffiths, Anna // Campaign (UK);02/13/98, Issue 7, p4
Argues that the British government is likely to abandon a decision not to address the issue of predatory newspaper pricing on its Competition Bill. Factors which prompted this action by the government; Details on a vote favoring the amendment.
- Repressive press law. Balch, Roger // Asian Business Review;Feb95, p10
Reports on the release of Cambodia's draft press law following the deterioration of relations between the government and media.
- Suppressing a rising press. Gutiontov, Pavel // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p39
Considers the paradox of `Law on the Press,' adopted by the Russian Supreme Soviet (Parliament) in December 1991, which abolishes censorship for the first time in Russian history and gave individuals the right to read any publications they desired. No mechanisms for enforcement; Authorities...
- New law says Hawaiian papers must disclose their finances. A.P. // Editor & Publisher;7/22/95, Vol. 128 Issue 29, p21
Reports on the opposition to a Hawaii state bill requiring Honolulu's major newspapers to make annual financial disclosures. Governor Ben Cayetano's belief in the unconstitutionality of the legislation; Claim raised by the bill's supporters.
- Libraries support Texaco appeal of photocopy ruling. Reid, Calvin; Baker, John F. // Publishers Weekly;4/12/1993, Vol. 240 Issue 15, p14
Reports that many library organizations are questioning the impact the Texaco photocopying decision will have on them and have submitted briefs in support of the oil company's appeal. `American Geophysical Union et al. v. Texaco, Inc.' ruling in December 1992; The six publishers who brought the...
- It's time to repeal the NPA. Coulson, David C.; Lacy, Stephen // Quill;Apr97, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p36
Explains why the Newspaper Preservation Act (NPA) of the United States should be repealed. Newspaper corporations' exploitation of NPA for their economic advantage; Gannett and Knight-Ridder's amendment of their agreement to allow joint publication of Detroit, Michigan dailies in case of...