The section “In brief” includes every news reported on the front page of the site. They are presented in reverse chronological order, the most recent ones to the oldest. The very first text was published on 23 February 2001 (in French only until 1st September 2009). You can browse through the archives via the page navigation, which is at the bottom of this page. You can also search for a specific text using the search box located to the right of the main menu bar or by using the advanced search tool that you find in the menu “Resources”.
After months of hesitation and several unsuccessful attempts, I decided to use Zotero to manage the database. It's one of the best way to share scientific references. It can be updated easily and regularly. The database includes nearly 1250 legal references to date, classified by country (or international organisations) and areas of law that I am interested in.
A new name, a new address and a new platform, but the same goal over the last ten years: to exchange and share information about culture and law. The Chronicle of culture and law's site is in line with its immediate predecessor, the Institute for Culture Law's site, but also with the Observatoire du droit du divertissement's site, where it all began.
President Barack Obama paid tribute to the press corps last night at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. «Some of you are seasoned veterans who have been on the political beat for decades. Others here tonight began their careers as bloggers not long ago», he said in his concluding remarks. «I think it's fair to say that every single reporter in this room believes deeply in the enterprise of journalism», he immediately added.
The Institute for Culture Law now has a Twitter account. News flashes will be published there from now on. Follow-us! [read]
Le Devoir: Le Conseil de presse du Québec – Contre une police du journalisme. [read]
The Times: BBC caps sports and ditches imported hits in shake-up. [read]
Google (official blog): Serious threat to the web in Italy. [read]
Le Figaro: Christine Albanel: «Le livre est un sujet politique». [read]
A journalist of the daily Libération was “rejected” by the member of the European Parliament and former French Minister of Justice Rachida Dati. [read]
Le Temps: Au parlement, une bataille décisive s'annonce contre la cherté du livre. [read]
AFP-MediaWatch publishes a new study, in French, called Context is King! [read]
The Loi relative à la protection pénale de la propriété littéraire et artistique sur internet has been published to the Journal officiel de la République française. [read]
The French minister of Culture and Communication launched the operation «Mon journal offert» aimed at 18 to 24 years old. [read]