Anti-terrorism software used on journalist; Man in court for calling someone a “leprechaun” in an email; Amazon censors free speech documentary; News site to stop publishing mugshots; Turkey claims contraditions in Bolton’s book; Writing students helping local businesses!; Twitter dismissed from libel suit.
Blackwater Founder Sues Media Outlet; Puerto Rico Suppressing Free Speech; First Amendment Peril In Texas – And MORE – In The News – 05/21/20
Quarantined Folks Are Buying More Books!; Humvee Trademark Lawsuit; Candidate Sues Media for Libel; Editor Leaves Hollywood Reporter over Alleged Bias.
Book sales increase because they’re inexpensive entertainment; A dozen journalists releases from executive’s libel lawsuit; How U.S. presidents in history have tried to stop people from insulting them; How to read Kindle ebooks without a Kindle; Victoria Strauss delivers AGAIN!
Major publishers should have recalled employees from China weeks ago; Amazon limits fast shipping on “non-essential” items (but BookLocker’s books are shipping immediately!); Museum security chief takes over social media posts, and has people roaring with laughter; Skyhorse Publishing lays off nearly third of staff; and Netflix sued for defamation.
Barnes and Noble Clinging to Survival; NYC Penguin Employees to Work From Home; Punk-Rockers “MISFITS” sue Publisher … and MUCH MORE!!
MORE! Feds sending Chinese reporters packing; Tweet gets politican in very hot water; Interesting story from a writer who got sued for defamation; Ex-Gawker editors sues Daily Beast; Amazon delivery delays because of virus; Ex-Amazon manager says used social media to find applicants’ race and gender; London Book Fair cancelled but BookExpo/BookCon NOT; and Anti-competitive practices in textbook industry.
Star Wars to Publish novels and comic books! Can you land that lucrative gig?; Can you defame someone with one text, sent to one individual?; Brits losing free speech?; Nicaragua paper can get paper and ink after criticizing government; Trump sues NYT, ABC suspends employee involved in expose’ about ABC.
Russian blogger’s throat slashed after criticizing Putin; Politician is suing LOTS of folks; Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend’s brother; Twitter says it’s not legally liable for others’ posts…and they’re right; Were these journalists rioting or reporting?; Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away; and Amazon’s very first employee says the company now scares him.
MORE: Anti-Putin blogger murdered; McClatchy Bankruptcy; Governor’s libel lawsuit dismissed.