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Library Asks Speaker to Leave DURING Her Presentation, and MUCH MORE! – In The News – 08/25/2023

Library Asks Speaker to Leave DURING Her Presentation, and MUCH MORE! – In The News – 08/25/2023

MORE: Op-ed sexual harassment allegation leads to lawsuit; Man gets physically removed from school board meeting for reading aloud a book with strong s*xual content made available to children; School board members not allowed unannounced school visits? What are they hiding??; As writers’ strike continues, studios are posting jobs for AI experts paying up to $1M/year; Bloomsbury Publishing exec, 45, dies in boating accident; Teacher fired for reading inappropriate book to fifth graders; Judge rules AI-created art isn’t copyrightable; Kansas reporter accused of breaking law before controversial Marion County newspaper raid; Nursery pulls book shown to four-year-olds that depicts men kissing in bondage; AI to binge LAPD bodycam footage to weed out rude tone, aggressive language; and Amazon Prime show allegedly used woman’s story, but did not credit her.

Penpals Meet for The First Time After 68 Years! – In The News – 08/19/2023

Penpals Meet for The First Time After 68 Years! – In The News – 08/19/2023

MORE: Was raided newspaper investigating police chief for sexual misconduct allegations? Activists who allegedly attacked journalist win civil suit; White House kicks out more reporters; Some professors will allow ChatGPT while others will not; Subject of movie The Blind Side launches public accusations against family who helped him; Man caught “sniffing” women at Barnes & Noble has long rap sheet; and School rescinds student’s suspension of memes; Witnesses (not victims) in shooting sue gun manufacturers AND social media.

Lazy law firm hit with penalty for using bogus AI-generated legal briefs – In The News – 08/05/23

Lazy law firm hit with penalty for using bogus AI-generated legal briefs – In The News – 08/05/23

MORE: Judge blocks law allowing criminal charges against librarians; Australians are about to lose even MORE free speech rights; Reporter sucker punched, doused in beer by stranger; During Covid, our government didn’t think you were smart enough to make your own decisions, so they and Facebook made them for you; Judge tells reporter to reveal her source for series of stories she did in 2017; Musician says he writes his best lyrics on the toilet; Kirk Cameron’s books give children joy, hope and inspiration, all things that are in short supply in our world these days; Kirk Cameron’s event cancelled by library…but the library immediately reversed its decision after a strongly worded letter from a law firm.

Why are Copies of Prince Harry’s Book Showing up in Hotels? – In The News – 07/21/2023

Why are Copies of Prince Harry’s Book Showing up in Hotels? – In The News – 07/21/2023

MORE: Penguin Random House layoffs; Traditionally published authors claiming mental health issues???; Social media posts about councilman lead to defamation lawsuits; CNN sued for $37M; Google’s news writing AI isn’t doing a great job!; and Journalist in Rwanda dead, accusations of botched police investigation.

High School Debate Judges are Openly Using Personal Biases When Deciding Winners and Losers – In The News – 05/31/2023

High School Debate Judges are Openly Using Personal Biases When Deciding Winners and Losers – In The News – 05/31/2023

MORE: AI is NOT reliable (no surprise there!); Hugh Grant’s illegal snooping lawsuit against The Sun tabloid to proceed; Kirk Cameron releases first children’s book on the seven deadly sins, draws protestors; No freedom of religion for children in Maryland’s largest school district; and Amazon Seattle works walk out to protest Amazon’s own climate issues.

Professor Allegedly Chased Reporters with Machete – In The News – 05/27/2023

Professor Allegedly Chased Reporters with Machete – In The News – 05/27/2023

MORE: The State of Montana banned TikTok…and we’re wondering how they make that work; American journalist to be held at least 3 more months by Russia; Department of Education weighs in on book bans; Bob Woodward, Simon and Schuster want to get Trump lawsuit dismissed; Should social media be regulated for kids?; AI means kids no longer have to study or write reports?; and Tina Turner sold her music catalog for $50M before her death.

Supreme Court Rules Andy Warhol Violated Photographer’s Copyrights – In The News – 05/19/2023

Supreme Court Rules Andy Warhol Violated Photographer’s Copyrights – In The News – 05/19/2023

MORE: PETA uses AI to rewrite the Bible; Filmmakers worried about AI taking their jobs, too; Ohio State University adopts free speech policy; Tattooist loses libel suit against blogger; Newspaper got duped by AI; Twitter sued after employee in the Middle East turned in critics of Saudi rulers; AI companies are violating copyrights en masse; Forbes will soon be owned by foreigners; Prince Harry’s ghostwriter speaks out; and Court rules Facebook, Twitter, and Google not liable for terrorists using their platforms.

WRITERSWEEKLY PREDICTED THIS: Artist Sues AI Generators for Copyright Infringement – In The News – 05/12/23

WRITERSWEEKLY PREDICTED THIS: Artist Sues AI Generators for Copyright Infringement – In The News – 05/12/23

MORE: Publisher of Britney Spears’ pauses process after potential legal issues; New York Post banned from White House event; China arrests man who faked train crash story; Author (and mother) who penned book for children experiencing grief charged with murdering her husband; French reporter killed in Ukraine; Reporter pleads guilty after prank call; Musician pays random to keep hacker from pre-releasing his new music; Blogger commits suicide; and Atlanta agrees to pay photojournalist $105K for wrongful arrest during George Floyd protests