Defamation and False Light
(Video, 00:59:10)

What constitutes defamation? When is it OK to publish private facts about a public person? In this hour-long session, we'll answer these questions and help you understand your rights, know the boundaries and head off trouble.

Hosted by: Linda Streitfeld, Director of Programs, National Press Foundation

Special guest: Kevin M. Goldberg, member at Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC, legal counsel to the American Society of News Editors

Speaker slide deck available below:

  • Defamation and False Light [download]
    Kevin M. Goldberg [read bio]
    Special Counsel/Media Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth
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About The Presenter

Kevin M. Goldberg

Media Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth

Kevin Goldberg is a member of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC. and serves as legal counsel to the American Society of News Editors. His expertise is in First Amendment, Copyright and Trademark issues, especially those relating to newspaper and Internet publishing. He regularly advocates…
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Presented at

Legal Issues For US Journalists
Date: Jan 24, 2012


journalism, defamation, legal issues, journalist, 1st amendment, law, copyright, false light, publishing, social media