Shortly after I posted about the FCC's broadcasting indecency policy heading to the U.S. Supreme Court, a senior writer from Law360.com interviewed me for a feature article she was working on in anticipation of the site's new Media & Entertainment section.
Ordinarily, I would say thanks, and post a link to the article, but the article can't be viewed without buying a Law360 subscription, so I've asked for and received permission to repost the article here. The article is well written and well researched, and includes the perspectives of a few different attorneys, one of whom was my lawschool mentor, Chris Fairman, who just published a book titled Fuck: Word Taboo and Protecting Our First Amendment Liberties… Continue Reading
The way things usually work when marketing and advertising cross paths with the TV and film industries, is that the former pays the latter for what’s known as product placement — i.e. the advertiser or ad agency pays the TV producer or actor to use/wear/eat a their product during the ordinary course of the program. … Continue Reading