TITLE

HOW A NARROW APPLICATION OF 'HOT NEWS' MISAPPROPRIATION CAN HELP SAVE JOURNALISM

AUTHOR(S)
Westley, Brian
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
American University Law Review;Feb2011, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p691
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses a framework that courts can follow for the narrow application of the hot news misappropriation doctrine to help protect journalism, particularly original newsgathering. The author discusses the limitations of the copyright law to protect news organizations in the digital age. The author argues that the doctrine's narrow application is viable under the 1976 Copyright Act's federal preemption provision and does not conflict with the First Amendment.
ACCESSION #
71140307

 

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