Faculty in the Media
Professor Michael Epstein spoke about aspects of the California Supreme Court case involving the public disclosure of the name of a police officer involved in an on-duty shooting on KPCC’s “All Things Considered.” You can hear the clip online – scroll down to the play button under “Listen Now.”
In addition, Professor Epstein’s commentary on e-cigarettes and the reappearance of smoking on television¬†appeared in the Christian Science Monitor. “Lawmakers know there is little they can do to stop in-program depictions of e-cigarettes, which are protected by the First Amendment. It is broadcasters who will decide whether e-cigs will become a normalized part of American popular culture. Let’s hope they keep them out of our living rooms.” Click here to read more.
Finally, how will the latest of the cable industry mergers impact the competitive model and what does this mean for consumers? Read Professor Warren Grimes’ guest post, “Competition, Not Mergers: The Road to Sound Internet and Cable Policy,” in Forbes Magazine.