Tag Archives: Media

Feds Investigate Ad Agency Media Buying Practices

According to the Wall Street Journal, federal prosecutors in Manhattan have opened an investigation into media-buying practices in the advertising industry, and have begun to issue subpoenas.  The investigation will reportedly look at, among other things, alleged non-transparent practices, including whether advertising … Continue reading

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Evolution of law students, law blogs and social media

I was in Chicago this week, speaking at a couple of law schools. The topic? How law students can use blogging and social media for learning, building relationships and building a name. The more I speak at law schools, the … Continue reading

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ID Comms Releases Latest Report on Media Transparency

ID Comms, a media and advertising consultant, recently released its 2018 Media Transparency Report. While the Report indicates that the advertising industry is hopeful that trust and transparency may improve down the road, it paints a rather bleak view of … Continue reading

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One Stop Searching for Social Media from Federal Officials on ProQuest Congressional

ProQuest Congressional is fantastic for finding information regarding government documents, especially compiled legislative histories as we have written about before.   A lesser known feature of the product is the ability to search the social media of public officials. From the … Continue reading

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Departing Employee Required to Transfer Social Media Accounts–Hyperheal Hyperbarics v. Shapiro

This is an ownership dispute over a departing employee’s right to use social media accounts and trademarks of an employer. The facts are somewhat atypical. Shapiro founded a company called Hyperheal Hyperbarics to provide “hyperbaric oxygen therapy”. In 2014, the … Continue reading

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