President-elect Donald Trump told a meeting with top executives, columnists and reporters from The New York Times that they would be “happy” with his commitment to the First Amendment, amid concerns…
Legislative attempts to curb paparazzi haven't done much to rein in their behavior, and new technology has added avenues and immediacy to posting video and capitalizing on the pop-culture hunger for…
California lawmakers are weighing legislation that will put limits on photographers who harass children of celebrities as they capture shots for magazines, photo agencies and other media. The measure…
SAG-AFTRA is praising a federal appellate court decision on Tuesday that may bolster performers’ ability to control the use of their likenesses and images. The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals said that…
A Connecticut lawmaker who is proposing a "sin"-like tax on violent videogames said she proposed the law in part as a warning to parents who may not be fully aware of the extent of the mayhem in the…
"It goes to the First Amendment. Whether you're pro-gun or anti-gun, everyone has a right to speak." Marty Singer, a founding member of law firm Lavely & Singer, has aggressively and successfully…
Steven Gaydos on 'Megatrends' author John Naisbitt, who predicts more dark days for culture that immerses its young in rewards of mayhem In America, children are being drafted into war at about the…
"There is no consensus among social scientists about the effect of viewing violent pictures." Robert M. Schwartz is a partner in the O'Melveny & Myers law firm in Los Angeles, and has represented…
"I never heard of anyone who needed an assault weapon to kill a deer." — Larry Flynt An assassination attempt left Hustler publisher Larry Flynt a paraplegic. He continues to build his empire and…
A lot of foolish, shortsighted things were said following the theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., on opening night of "The Dark Knight Rises."
The National Conference of Personal Managers has sued the State of California, alleging that the California Talent Agencies Act is unconstitutional.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History