Click on the links below for articles or videos about media law issues of particular interest to journalists. Also, reporters who cover the courts or legal matters can find additional Q&A articles on a wide variety of topics by visiting the Law You Can Use Web page.
An FTC violation in 140 characters (or less)
Be careful when blogging
Federal law regulates advertising
FTC enforces "consumer protection" laws
Law gives citizens right to attend most public meetings
Ohio Attorney General "Sunshine Law" video series
Privacy and shield laws govern press
Privacy laws govern tape recordings
Prosecutors avoid pretrial publicity to help ensure fair trials
Public displays and the Establishment Clause
Public records are not always accessible
Reporter's rights to keep sources confidential unclear in a changing media world
What is commercial speech?
What you should know about defamation
What you should know about Ohio's "Sunshine Laws"
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