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BETR Symposium – Scene Change: Innovation in Media and Entertainment Law

March 1, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 2:00 pm

Courtroom, Hulston Hall

Scene Change: Innovation in Media and Entertainment Law

CIPE will sponsor and BETR will host scholars to discuss in an area of law pertaining to business, entrepreneurship, or tax. This event is open to the Mizzou Law community and the general public. Limited quantities of box lunches will be available for the first 50 attendees at 1pm.


Coffee/Light Breakfast – 9:45-10:00

Introductory Remarks – 10:00-10:10

Media/Free Speech Panel – 10:10-11:35

  • Moderator – Gary Myers, MU Law
  • Dean Lyrissa Lidsky – MU Law – “Who Will Gather the News?”
  • Brett Johnson – MU J School — “Beyond Section 230: Intermediary Liability, Consumer Protection and Free Speech on Global Social Networks”
  • Amy Sanders – Northwestern Univ – Quatar & Rachael Jones – UNC – “Clicks at Any Cost: The Economics of Fake News”

Entertainment Panel – 11:45-12:50

  • Moderator – Dennis Crouch, MU Law
  • Mary LaFrance — UNLV – “The Music Streaming Labyrinth”
  • Jasmine Abdel-Khalik — UMKC – “Copyright Scenes a Faire Doctrine & Stereotyping”

Keynote Lecture – 1:00-1:50

  • Jim Spencer – Founder, Newsy (J school alumnus) – An Entrepreneurial Perspective on Modern Media




March 1, 2018
9:45 am - 2:00 pm
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Hulston Hall Courtroom



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