Christopher Lydon Presents Freelancers and Digital Rights

March 29, 2001

A discussion of this week’s case before the Supreme Court that pits freelance journalists against big media on the issue of digital rights was webcast live on March 27. The discussion featured Laurence Tribe, who argues for the publishers before the Supreme Court in oral arguments today, Kenneth Starr, who also represents the publishers, Jonathan Tasini, the president of the National Writers Union, Wendy Kaminer, lawyer, social critic, and contributing editor of The Atlantic Monthly and John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Berkman Fellow.