Forum on Communications Law

Network with lawyers in the print broadcast, online & mobile media, and the telecommunications industries. Keep up to date with cutting edge issues in defamation, privacy, commercial speech, freedom of information, data collection and use, FCC regulation, and First Amendment law.

Different Types of Media and It's Lawyers: A panel discussion

Moderated by Paul McAdoo, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, panelists from various areas of media and communications offering different perspectives on career paths and employment for those seeking to become media lawyers. Click to the left to view the video.

Job Posting: Visiting Open: Rank Professor – Media Law Ethics

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa seeks to hire a visiting faculty member whose scholarship and/or professional experience explores the intersection of digital technology, media law and ethics, and questions of race, social justice, and oppression.

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The more than 2,200 members of the Forum on Communications Law represent a wide variety of specialized legal talent. The principal aim and objective of the Forum are: (1) To encourage discussion of problems relating to legal counseling and representation of the print media, the telecommunications industry, and the electronic media. (2) To promote the exchange of information among practitioners in the field. To support and promote research, forums, and publications focusing on communications (3) To keep abreast of developments in the law and to discuss evolving issues. (4) To preserve and develop professional competence and integrity in the practice of law.