By DAVID DONALDSON
Media Law Lecturer, University of Texas
Q: What effect does the new Texas law on Open Carry of handguns have on our office policies about handguns for employees and visitors?
Who gets it right?
January 13, 2016
In 2015, I visited a lot of successful papers
By Kevin Slimp
I’ve been training and advising newspapers for 21 years, ever since Larry Smith asked me to come look over his operation in LaFollette, TN, in 1994. I worked with more than 100 papers in my travels this year, not counting the thousands of papers that attended conferences and training events I’ve led.
Q: A national company has been selling plaques with miniaturized versions of actual newspaper pages. The plaques are marketed to individuals and businesses that have appeared in the newspaper. Is it a violation of copyright law for the company to sell these plaques?