Preserving the professional rules with regard to original content reporting and attribution to original sources is the topic on this Lawyer2Lawyer. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome Alan Schwarz, a prolific sports writer from The New York Times, to discuss the legal and ethical issues pertaining to digital media. They discuss copyright law, the extent to which bloggers should give credit to original reportorial sources and the ethical guidelines bloggers and journalists should be following when it comes to content.
As first reported in a series of New York Times articles by reporter Alan Schwarz, researchers have linked pro football careers and concussions with climbing rates of depression, dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease. Attorneys and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi welcome Christopher Nowinski, President and CEO of the Sports Legacy Institute and Attorney Alan S. Pierce from the Law offices of Alan S. Pierce & Associates and host of Workers’ Comp Matters, to discuss the latest in workers’ comp claims against the NFL. They focus on the long-term effects of concussions from football, the NFL’s role in helping these players, the workers’ comp issues involved and creating public awareness about this serious issue in the NFL and in other sports. For more information on this important issue, including over 100 New York Times articles by Alan Schwarz, click here.