Topic: Supreme Court

DOMA Nation The Human Rights Campaign had no idea this was going to happen

How did the Human Rights Campaign's logo become everybody's Facebook and Twitter profile pic? "We were really beating the drum for many weeks," said Anastasia Khoo, director of marketing for the…

March 28, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Ivi's Case Lower court injunction stands against TV streamer

Ivi, a pay TV service that was streaming over-the-air TV signals on the Internet without permission, has finally reached the end of the road in court. The Supreme Court on Monday…

March 18, 2013, 11:49 AM EDT

Ravens' Flacco Drops the F-Bomb PTC says FCC needs to step up

There was (thankfully) no wardrobe malfunction during CBS' broadcast of the Super Bowl, but there was a fleeting expletive. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco dropped the F-bomb. Celebrating the win while…

February 4, 2013, 8:47 AM EST

Journalists Weigh in on 'Reporting it First' Speed kills, but it is also part of the business

The relentless news landscape of micro scoops can swallow up even the most reputable news organizations and journalists. This afternoon in the increasingly self-referential world of media reportage, The New Republic's Amy…

July 9, 2012, 6:25 PM EDT

Supreme Court Won't Examine Media Ownership Rules Rules have been tied up in lower courts for decades

Media companies, in general, want to be able to own lots of other media companies, regardless of whether these companies compete in the same market. But broadcasters and newspaper companies…

June 29, 2012, 11:43 AM EDT

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Wardrobe Malfunction Case CBS won't have to pay $550,000 FCC fine

At long last, we no longer have to think about Janet Jackson's breast. The Supreme Court, fresh off its broadcast indecency decisions regarding fleeting expletives on Fox and brief nudity…

June 29, 2012, 10:54 AM EDT

Politicians, Advertisers Capitalize on Healthcare Ruling As tweets fly, everyone from Obama to tech companies look to advertise

Today in Washington, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, known by many as Obamacare, ruling to uphold President Barack Obama's individual healthcare mandate. Well before the court offered…

June 28, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT

Fast Chat: Sidley Austin's Carter Phillips 'Adweek' talks to the attorney about his win at the Supreme Court in FCC v. Fox

For Carter Phillips, the Supreme Court's decision in FCC v. Fox was his third win of the week. The Sidley Austin partner, who represented Fox, was one of two attorney…

June 22, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT

Supreme Court Tosses Broadcast Indecency Back to FCC Narrow decision says the commission's rules are vague

After all the teeth-gnashing and nail-biting over how the Supreme Court might address the First Amendment issues plaguing the Federal Communications Commission's broadcast indecency rules for years, the court turned…

June 21, 2012, 11:19 AM EDT

Government Petitions Supreme Court to Take Infamous Wardrobe Malfunction Case Currently weighing decision on broadcast indecency cases

The breast is back. Janet Jackson's brief breast flash during CBS' broadcast of the Super Bowl eight years ago has been anything but fleeting in the courts. Seeking a final…

April 18, 2012, 8:01 PM EDT