MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY Study: Breitbart-led right-wing media ecosystem altered broader media agenda (Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, Hal Roberts & Ethan Zuckerman) I Tried Trump’s Media Diet. Now Nothing Surprises Me Anymore Trump’s FCC chairman says he won’t just do what Trump tells him to: Ajit Pai met with Trump Monday but won’t say… Read More
Hi everyone, This week Josh and I will be presenting on the topic of journalism. Throughout the presentation, we will be talking about the history of journalism, how it is currently regulated by common law and statute, and about recent issues that have emerged over the past few years (i.e. Fake news, censorship, etc.) Here… Read More
Thanks to everyone in-class today for participating in the collaborative exercise of setting some new communications law principles for Canada. Wish it were quite so simple… Slides which formed the basis of the festivities can be found below… jon
As promised in class today below you will find a draft abstract for a talk that I will be giving in the U.K. on April 6. Also have included a link to the conferences’ website on which you can find the current draft programme. No obligation on anyone’s part, but all questions and comments are… Read More
We are going to do a bit of in-class group work tomorrow. To the extent as many people in the class as see this bring their McCarthy Tetrault Red (Canadian Broadcasting Regulatory Handbook) & Black (Canadian Telecommunications Regulatory Handbook) texts, please do. They will be a useful reference tool for the exercise. I will have… Read More
MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & NET NEUTRALITY YouTube launches its own streaming TV service: Another way to cut the cord YouTube Unveils Live TV Bundle for $35 Per Month With 40 Channels FCC head Ajit Pai: You can thank me for carriers’ new unlimited data plans – But there are good reasons to believe he’s wrong. FCC… Read More
Hi Everyone, This week we (Brendan and Mojan) are presenting on Artificial Intelligence and its impact on the legal community. Please see the two reports and the TedTalk for preparation. Have a great weekend!
Here they are, slightly improved and clarified here and there… jon
Hi everyone, Our presentation is going to be on net neutrality and zero-rating. Here are a few articles that you can read before the class!