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Is responsible communication a journalism defence?

  • November 16, 2015
  • Hilary Young

Hilary Young, an assistant law professor at the University of New Brunswick, discusses what appears to be the ambiguous scope in the Supreme Court’s Grant v Torstar Corp. decision especially as concerns bloggers. Is it a journalism defence, or is it available to “anyone … in any medium” as the decision itself states?

Entertainment, Media and Communications Law

Practice Tips: The format licence

  • January 22, 2014
  • Jordan Nahmias

As long as you can license the underlying concept of a program, you can adapt it for your own marketplace. Getting one of these licences involves a lot of lunches and travel — and a few other details, says Jordan Nahmias.

Entertainment, Media and Communications Law