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  • February 24, 2024

    Up Next At High Court: Social Media Laws & Bump Stocks

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments related to three big-ticket cases this week in a pair of First Amendment challenges to Florida and Texas laws prohibiting social media platforms from removing content or users based on their viewpoints, and a dispute over the federal government's authority to ban bump stocks.

  • February 23, 2024

    Trump Asks Court To Wait On 'Uncertain' $83M Carroll Award

    Donald Trump has asked a New York federal judge to hold off on forcing him to pay the $83.3 million he owes writer E. Jean Carroll for calling her a liar, a request that comes the same day he was hit with a $454 million bill in a separate case.

  • February 23, 2024

    Lifetime Beats Order That Blocked Airing Wendy Williams Doc

    A New York state appellate court on Friday gave Lifetime the green light to air its docuseries on talk show host Wendy Williams, finding that a temporary restraining order that would have blocked the series' Feb. 24 premiere was a violation of the First Amendment.

  • February 23, 2024

    Netflix, Hulu Don't Owe Franchise Fees, Calif. Panel Rules

    Netflix and Hulu have again beaten a proposed class action from a California city claiming the streaming providers should be regulated like cable companies and pay franchise fees to localities, with a state appeals court ruling the city had no right to private action under a 2006 statute.

  • February 23, 2024

    FCC To Again Start Collecting Broadcast Workforce Data

    The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to start collecting workforce diversity data from the broadcast industry after a more than two-decade hiatus.

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