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The Case of the Misleading Wired Headline: The Importance of Legal Reporting Getting It Right

by Matthew L. Schafer Understandably, most people are not acquainted with ins and outs of our legal system except for the most basic concepts.  For that reason, legal reporting, like other types of specialized reporting, must be undertaken carefully with … Continue reading

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The Other Way the Media Dropped the Ball on Healthcare Coverage

by Regina G. Lawrence and Matthew L. Schafer Recently, Fox News and CNN have been raked over the coals for erroneously reporting that the Supreme Court struck down the Affordable Care Act.  Watching the botched coverage after the fact, is, … Continue reading

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Press and Precedent: Media Coverage of the Supreme Court’s GPS Case

by Matthew L. Schafer On January 23, 2012, the Supreme Court addressed for the first time whether the attaching of a GPS device to a citizen’s car and its subsequent use constituted a search.  The Court held that it did. “We … Continue reading

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