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Professor Jane Kirtley was quoted by CNN in its story previewing the Hulk Hogan privacy lawsuit against Gawker Media. The news site posted a tape of the wrestler having sex, arguing that the wrestler had already made his personal…

Professor Jane Kirtley was interviewed by Oregon Public Broadcasting for a story about criminal charges against Pete Santilli, an internet radio talk show host who was present during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife…

Professor Jane Kirtley was quoted in a Reuters report about a Texas grand jury indictment of two anti-abortion activists for fraud after using fake driver's licenses to obtain secure evidence that Planned Parenthood was…

Professor Jane Kirtley was quoted in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in a story about courtroom sketch artists and the restrictions on news cameras in Minnesota trial courts. She argued that the long-standing ban does…

Professor Jane Kirtley was principal speaker on a panel, "Global Privacy and Data Protection," at the

Professor Jane Kirtley was a guest on WCCO News Radio's The John Hines Show discussing the upcoming appellate argument before the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court…

Professor Jane Kirtley was quoted in a Boston Globe article about Gregg Housh, founder of online news site Rebel News and a member of activist group Anonymous, and his plans to visit hacktivist chat rooms to report on the…
Professor Jane Kirtley was interviewed by the Vienna-based International Press Institute for an article about revisions to the Department of Defense's Law of War Manual that may undermine journalists' ability to cover conflicts.…
Professor Jane Kirtley was quoted in a Pioneer Press editorial regarding a new St. Paul policy permitting government employees to delete electronic communications they consider "no longer useful" to their work. Kirtley observed that…
Professor Jane Kirtley's essay, "Gawker—and First Amendment—May Receive Body Blow from Another Thin-Skinned Wrestler" was published by The Conversation, an online publisher of articles written by members of the academic and research…
Professor Jane Kirtley was a guest on The John Hines Show on WCCO News Radio, discussing the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decisions in Walker v. SCV and…
Professor Jane Kirtley discussed the risks of conflating media ethics standards with legal obligations in the Spring 2015 issue of The News Media and the Law. She pointed out that because journalism is protected by the First…