News reporting always has been a complex ecosystem, where what is ‘news’ is often driven by certain influential news organizations, with others republishing or broadcasting those facts — all to the benefit of the public…How, for example, would a court pick a time period during which facts about the recent Times Square bombing attempt would be non-reportable by others?

Brief by Google and Twitter, arguing against the practicality of enforcement and the benefit to society of the hot news doctrine: via Reuters

Advertisements