Whispers And Warnings For October 30th

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Yelpers Suing Review Site Over “Unpaid Wages”
WritersWeekly predicts this lawsuit will be dismissed.

UMaine professor: Newspapers lied about ‘War of the Worlds’ hysteria to smear radio
“There’s only one problem: The supposed panic was so tiny as to be practically immeasurable on the night of the broadcast. Despite repeated assertions to the contrary in the PBS and NPR programs, almost nobody was fooled by Welles’ broadcast.”

Conde Nast Ends Intern Program, Raising Question: Are Internships About the Money?
“Conde Nast’s decision to discontinue its program next year comes as the company faces a class-action lawsuit over its intern pay practices. Earlier this year, two former interns filed a lawsuit claiming the publisher failed to pay them minimum wage.”

Is The NFL Committing Copyright Infringement By Using Photos Without Consent?
“On October 21, 2013, seven photographers filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against the National Football League (NFL), Replay Photos, Getty Images and the Associated Press. The lawsuit requests damages for copyright infringement.”

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