Fair Use, Fair Game

Checking out NRO articles this morning I found an interesting disclaimer at the top of the article Planned Parenthood Matters: EDITOR’S NOTE: This column is available exclusively through United Media. For permission to reprint or excerpt this copyrighted material, please contact Carmen Puello at cpuello@unitedmedia.com. The article is an interesting read but I kept coming back…

The Washington Post Is Afraid Of Change

The last week has seen a bombardment of articles from newspapers crying about how necessary they are for the sake of society and community.  Two recent examples out of The Washington Post point out that newspapers coverthe police and the legislature better than anyone else can ever hope to.  In the latter, Marc Fisher writes: Across the nation,…

Are Virginia Bloggers Journalists?

While that’s not the full question in play in Waldo Jaquith’s recent legal troublesit certainly is a large one as Thomas Garrett and his lawyers try to get information from Waldo about his commenters and their private information.  From the Motion To Compel: [W]hile Virginia recognizes a qualified repotter’s privilege, see Brown v. Com., 214 Ya. 755,757…