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Bulletin

Bulletin Fall 2016: Volume 22, No. 1

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Facebook Confronts Questions, Criticisms over News Distribution, Censorship, and “Fake News” Influencing Election

Restrictions on “Ballot Selfies” Raise First Amendment Issues During 2016 Election

President Barack Obama Leaves Mixed Legacy on Government Transparency

United States Supreme Court Set to Hear Oral Arguments on “Disparaging” Trademarks

American Bar Association Expresses Concerns over Publishing Report Calling Donald Trump a “Libel Bully”

Congress Adopts Law Protecting Online Consumer Reviews

The Daily Beast Pulls Article Effectively Outing Olympic Athletes

Advocates Criticize Law Enforcement Officials’ Deceptive Activities Involving the Press

U.S. Government Ends Formal Oversight of Key Internet Infrastructure Functions Amidst Censorship Concerns

Rolling Stone Found Liable for Defaming Dean in Now-Retracted Campus Rape Story

Gawker and Hogan Reach $3 Million Settlement in Invasion of Privacy Suit

State Courts Consider Reporter’s Privilege Issues

Independent Journalists Face Threats to Newsgathering Rights

Media Law Issues at the Forefront in Several States

31st Annual Silha Lecture Examines Freedom of Expression and Racial Justice Tensions on College Campuses