Raising an eyebrow in Arizona

The Phoenix New Times is facing grand jury subpoenas of all sorts of crazy crap after publishing a county sheriff’s home address. Read the whole story (warning – your IP address might end up part of these legal proceedings) in the New Times for all the sordid details, but the rather absurd money quote is […]

House panel approves legal shield for bloggers – CNET News.com

Not as great as it sounds. Basically says that bloggers are journalists IF they make money “or livelihood” — if they take ads. Not sure how detailed the language is, because my blog has certainly been a factor in getting “livelihood.” via Dave W. House panel approves legal shield for bloggers – CNET News.com

Comment trouble at the Arizona Daily Star

Danny Sanchez points out an explainer from the Executive Editor of the Arizona Daily Star on why comments were deleted from some stories: “While we created the reader comments feature to give readers a place to talk, StarNet is still our house. And our editors and staff simply do not want guests who make vulgar, […]