Author Archive for Johannes Munter

European Union Leads the Way in Protecting High-Quality Journalism
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European Union Leads the Way in Protecting High-Quality Journalism

The European Union took a massive leap forward in protecting news content on March 26, when the European Parliament voted to adopt the long-awaited Copyright ... Read More
Fairer Fair Use
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Fairer Fair Use

“Fair use” is one of the best-known copyright terms outside the legal community. Fair use is the ability to freely use another person’s content that ... Read More
Online Platforms Challenge Free Speech Through Editorial Decisions
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Online Platforms Challenge Free Speech Through Editorial Decisions

At a time when the First Amendment is being tested and questioned – perhaps more than ever before – it is important that we reflect ... Read More
Who Knew? Facebook Users Crave Real News After All
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Who Knew? Facebook Users Crave Real News After All

During Facebook's 45 minute downtime, news publishers witnessed a 2.3 percent spike in their overall website traffic, according to new data from Chartbeat ... Read More
Big Tech Sneaks Broad Immunities into the NAFTA Agreement
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Big Tech Sneaks Broad Immunities into the NAFTA Agreement

The renegotiations to NAFTA raise some serious concerns for newspapers, while also including positive news for news organizations with regards to fair use ... Read More
News Media Alliance Calls for European Parliament to Protect News Publishers
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News Media Alliance Calls for European Parliament to Protect News Publishers

The European Parliament’s Legal Affairs (JURI) Committee is due to vote on its compromise amendments to the European Commission’s proposal tomorrow, June 20. In anticipation ... Read More
EU Moving Fast towards Granting News Publishers Copyright Protection
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EU Moving Fast towards Granting News Publishers Copyright Protection

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) took an important step toward protecting news publishers’ right to reproduce and make available their products online ... Read More
Find Out What’s Happening in Your State with LawView
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Find Out What’s Happening in Your State with LawView

LawView tracks state and federal bills that would affect news media publishers. Currently, we’re following legislative proposals falling in one of eight different topics as ... Read More