Twelve laws online writers should know

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Most journalists have heard of the Freedom of Information Act and know at least a smattering of copyright law, but how many know that a social media promotion could run afoul of laws governing sweepstakes? Sara Hawkins discusses that and other laws that matter to people working in the online media world: "Knowing the laws that affect you is the first step to making sure you raise the bar, not only for yourself and your business, but for your competition as well."

May. 7, 2014