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Bulletin Winter/Spring 2016: Volume 21, No. 2

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Department of Justice Drops Attempt to Force Apple to Unlock iPhone, but Questions Remain

Gawker Faces $140 Million Judgment after Losing Privacy Case to Hulk Hogan

Justice Antonin Scalia Leaves Mixed Legacy on First and Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence

Television Program’s Refusal to Disclose Footage Raises Questions over Minnesota Shield Law

Grand Jury Indicts Creators of Undercover Planned Parenthood Videos; Possible Implications for Undercover Newsgathering

Canadian and U.S. News Organizations Raise Complaints over Law Enforcement Officers Impersonating Journalists

Federal Trade Commission Cracks Down on Native Advertisements

Rolling Stone Faces New Reporting Controversy, Continues to Face Questions over Retracted Story

Ninth Circuit Rulings Set Important Precedents for First Amendment Cases

Twitter’s Change in Terms of Service to Limit “Harmful Speech” Garners Criticism

Iran Frees American Reporter; Protections for Expression Face Significant Challenges Elsewhere

Media Law Issues at Forefront in Several States