Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
Our global Media, Sport & Entertainment Hub provides insights into various legal and commercial issues impacting on this space. In this, our first “HUB FOCUS”, we provide an extract, focussing on recent trends in the...more
Welcome to MDM Newsletter #5—and to an entirely new year of Digital Media machinations. What better way to start the year than first recapping the last one—then predicting major themes for 2015—and then ending things up with...more
In recent months, a few news items have stood out as noteworthy, as they are emblematic of the shifting media landscape:
- HBO to offer a stand-alone streaming service.
- CBS to offer a stand-alone streaming...more
On May 16, 2014, in Mitre Sports v. HBO, the Southern District of New York allowed a defamation claim brought by a UK company against HBO to proceed to trial. In doing so, the Court ruled that Mitre Sports International, one...more
HBO’s new series Silicon Valley satirizes the tech zeitgeist born and bred in the region that is the show’s namesake by following a group of young software developers on their journey to build the next billion-dollar startup....more
When we have our monthly strategy meetings with our marketing consultants about how we can generate traffic for this blog, they usually furrow their brows and ask if we can’t make our topics a little “sexier” in order to...more
Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Dawn Porter, a filmmaker, discusses her new HBO documentary "Gideon's Army" which follows a group of young public defenders in the Deep South who contend with long hours, low pay and staggering...more
The inner twelve-year old boy in me doesn’t know which is cooler: the throne made entirely from swords for HBO’s Game of Thrones series, or the fact that 3D printer technology can now replicate that throne in my home at the...more
A former employee of the American Humane Association (AHA), Barbara Casey, has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was wrongfully terminated after complaining that some of the animals on the HBO show “Luck” were abused during...more
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