Today, we are launching the final sections of the Citizen Media Law Project's online guide to media law covering the risks associated with publishing online, including defamation and privacy law. (You can read the press release here.) The free online guide, which is intended for use by bloggers, website operators, and other citizen media creators, focuses on the legal issues that non-traditional and traditional journalists are likely to encounter as they gather information and publish their work online.
The legal guide, which runs
more than 575 pages, is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. It covers the 15 most
populous U.S. states and the District of Columbia and is broken into six major