Tag Archives: First Amendment

The Silent Battle: Navigating Global Markets and Creative Expression in the Face of Foreign Influence on American Entertainment

By: Nathalie Adams As technology advances, streaming platforms have expanded their reach globally, prompting a critical examination of the delicate balance streaming services must strike between fostering creative expression and tapping into lucrative international markets. The recent cancellation of Apple TV’s “The Problem with Jon Stewart” sparked immense controversy over foreign powers’ creative control of […]

Freedom of Tweet: Florida SB1316 and its Proposed Restrictions on Political Bloggers

By: Juan Ortega March 17, 2023 Just five days before the Florida Legislature convened in Tallahassee for its 2023 Legislative Session, a new bill was introduced that, if passed, would test the limits of free speech in the state of Florida. Republican State Senator Jason Brodeur, representing Florida’s 10th district, introduced Senate Bill 1316, titled “Information Dissemination.” […]

An Anti-SLAPP in the Face: One Way The First Amendment Can Avert Right of Publicity Issues

NIKKI RIGL – The Hurt Locker, an award-winning historical thriller film about a United States Army explosive ordinance disposal technician in the Iraq War, recently came under inspection of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.[1] Sergeant Jeffrey Sarver, a member of the Army unit upon which the dramatic film was based, sued […]