May 2006: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Mar 20, 2011
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Mar 20, 2011 In Britain, Curbing Lawsuits Over Libel
QUOTE: “The government’s draft defamation bill is a big step forward toward ending the practice of libel tourism, which has led our courts to silence free speech around the world,” said John Kampfner, chief executive of Index on Censorship. “But without action to reduce the cost of a libel trial, reform will protect the free speech of some, but costs will silence others.”
New York Times Oct 28, 2009 Germany Looks at Ways to Protect Online Journalism
QUOTE: The new governing coalition [in Germany], led by Ms. Merkel’s Christian Democrats and including the Free Democratic Party, has pledged to create a new kind of copyright to protect online journalism.
New York Times Aug 27, 2009 Italian Regulators Investigating Google
QUOTE: Italian competition authorities said Thursday that they were investigating Google, following complaints from publishers that the company was abusing its dominant position on the Internet to deny them a fair share of online advertising revenue.
New York Times Jul 12, 2009 The Paradox of Privacy (Media Cache)
QUOTE: While attitudes toward privacy can appear paradoxical, the seeming contradiction is really about something else: control
New York Times Jul 09, 2009 European Publishers Call on E.U. to Protect Copyright
QUOTE: Leading European newspaper and magazine publishers on Thursday called on the European Commission to strengthen copyright protection... The publishers said widespread use of their work by online news aggregators and other Web sites was undermining their efforts to develop an online business models...
New York Times Jun 14, 2009 Media Cache: Politicians Fail to Grasp Peer-To-Peer
QUOTE: The proposal was shot down last week by the country’s highest judicial review body, the Constitutional Council, which ruled that it violated constitutional guarantees of free speech and the presumption of innocence.
New York Times May 31, 2009 Media Cache: The Scoop That Changed Parliament, and News
QUOTE: “When papers pay for documentary information it is very different to paying for an interview, where money can encourage overstatement and even falsehood,” wrote Roy Greenslade, a media commentator...”
New York Times May 24, 2009 A Fight to Protect Americans From British Libel Law
QUOTE: Some free-speech advocates in the United States say that so-called libel tourists are using the global-distribution argument to justify suing for libel there....Similar bills are advancing in other state legislatures, and stronger measures, allowing American defendants to fight back against adverse foreign libel rulings.
New York Times Apr 15, 2008 Advertising: On the Edge of Impropriety, Ryanair Builds Its Image
QUOTE: Last week, a Ryanair ad promoting low air fares drew fire from the British Advertising Standards Authority, which monitors ads for taste and accuracy. The agency said that Ryanair had been misleading consumers about the availability of the low fares, and complained of the company’s “unwillingness and apparent inability” to comply with British advertising codes.
New York Times Feb 01, 2008 Sweden Accuses 4 of Copyright Offenses
QUOTE: ...authorities say that [the Pirate Bay Web site] helps others violate copyright laws by linking providers of pirated songs and films with people searching for the material. The site has become the focus of the entertainment industry’s fight against the unauthorized digital copying of films, games and music.
New York Times Dec 03, 2007 Ad for New Train Service Strains European Taste
QUOTE: That created the odd spectacle of Fleet Street newspapers — never shy about resorting to national stereotypes when, say, the England soccer team plays a European rival — crying foul.
New York Times Nov 12, 2007 European Tabloids Still Agog Months After Child Vanishes
QUOTE: The coverage has increased circulation at newspapers and kept a staff of public relations professionals, working on behalf of the McCanns, busy denying the latest leaks against them. British papers have benefited from a seemingly endless appetite for articles about the McCanns, fueling online and dinner-party debates about everything from the reliability of DNA evidence to the differences between British and Portuguese child care practices.
New York Times Jun 05, 2007 Advertising: Star Power Backfires, Costing Agency a Client
QUOTE: The trouble began when an employee — disobeying instructions, Saatchi & Saatchi insisted — submitted the images to www.AdCritic.com, an American ad industry Web site. In the United States, the estates of dead celebrities are allowed to control the use of their images; in Britain, however, lawyers say no approval is needed.
New York Times Mar 01, 2007 Europeans Threaten More Fines for Microsoft
QUOTE: LONDON, March 1 — The European Commission on Thursday threatened Microsoft with millions of euros in new fines in a long-running antitrust dispute, saying the company was demanding unreasonable royalties from rivals seeking to link their software to the Windows operating system.
New York Times Aug 29, 2006 Universal Backs Free Music Rival to iTunes
QUOTE: reflects the music industry’s eagerness to experiment with various digital business models and to find a way to overcome piracy and illegal copying...record executives have begun to chafe at Apple’s dominance in the online market, particularly its insistence on a one-size-fits-all pricing model, saying it has restricted the growth of digital sales.
New York Times Apr 17, 2006 'Gotcha' Master Tastes His Own Medicine
QUOTE: Mazher Mahmood, a reporter whose modus operandi is to dress up as a wealthy Arab businessman and secretly record conversations with his unwitting victims, recently met his match in George Galloway...questions about the lengths to which Fleet Street will go to expose public figures' drug habits, corruption and sexual peccadilloes.
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