Jackson Walker VIA Media e-Newsletter – January 2019.
The Newsworthy Newsperson
Following the loss of CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s White House credentials, Joel Glover shared insights on free speech rights.
“Everyone knows the horrific story of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder in Turkey because of, what is reported to be, his critical viewpoint about the Saudi Arabian government. It is a dramatic example of the threats to free speech beyond our borders.”
In the News
Paul Watler Featured on NBC 5’s Lone Star Politics
Paul Watler and State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione sat down with NBC 5’s Scott Friedman and Julie Fine to discuss the Texas Public Information Act and the lack of transparency regarding where tax dollars are being spent.
Beware: Breaking NCAA Rules Could Result In A Visit From the FBI (and Worse)
Bob Latham, Nate St. Clair, and Brian Oates were featured in Sports Litigation Alert for their article regarding actions by the FBI and the U.S. Attorneys’ Office to protect amateurism in college sports.
Matt Acosta on ‘Fortnite’ Dance Lawsuits
In a recent Variety article exploring three lawsuits filed against Fortnite creator Epic Games, Matt Acosta addressed the complexities of establishing copyright protection.
SportsTravel Winners & Losers
1968 in Hindsight
The resetting of the political dial in 1968 was mirrored on the sports dial, Bob Latham noted in his 50-year retrospective.