How Internet Aggregators are Affecting Journalism and What (if any) Legal Tools are Needed to Support the Industry

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
*CLE*


The Internet is rapidly changing the business model for traditional print media companies that invest heavily in creating original journalism.  This had led to calls for better legal protections for online content, which is often repackaged without permission by aggregators like Google as well as individual bloggers.  But many others believe that “information should be free” and that traditional media companies must adapt accordingly.  This is a contentious issue and speakers from both sides of the debate will be featured.

Presented by the Communications and Media Law Society

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WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)



(Credit Hours TBC) will be applied for as requested to different states.
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Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or secle@wcl.american.edu


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