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Obama administration sides against Aereo
March 4th, 2014
11:45 AM ET

Obama administration sides against Aereo

By Brian Stelter, CNN Senior Media Correspondent

The Obama administration has sided with the nation's television broadcasters in a pending Supreme Court case against Aereo, the Internet service that scoops up freely available television signals and streams them to paying subscribers.

A joint filing by the Justice Department and the United States Copyright Office, made public on Monday, found that the Aereo "system is clearly infringing" and recommended that a lower court ruling in Aereo's favor be reversed. Such a ruling would likely put Aereo out of business and protect the broadcasters from similar challenges in the future.

Aereo declined to comment on the filing. Supreme Court oral arguments in the case are scheduled for April 22.

Read more of Brian's article here. 

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March 2nd, 2014
01:39 PM ET

Supremely silent

Jeffrey Toobin, Jamal Greene and Brian Stelter on Justice Clarence Thomas’s eight year silence during Supreme Court oral arguments; should the media be more critical?


Filed under: Blog • Reliable Sources • Supreme Court
June 30th, 2013
01:51 PM ET

Media boost same-sex marriage rulings

Steve Roberts, Jane Hall, Terence Smith & Howard Kurtz discuss media coverage of this week's historic Supreme Court same-sex marriage rulings.


Filed under: Media • Media Criticism • Politics • Same-sex Marriage • SCOTUS • Supreme Court
March 31st, 2013
01:19 PM ET

Media Trumpet Same-sex Marriage

After the Supreme Court heard arguments on two same-sex marriage cases, Jennifer Rubin, John Aravosis and Howard Kurtz analyze the coverage.


Filed under: Blog • Reliable Sources • Same-sex Marriage • Supreme Court
December 30th, 2012
12:32 PM ET

Media's 2012 report card

Fred Francis, Lauren Ashburn, Steve Roberts and Howard Kurtz on the best and worst media moments of the past year, including the Petraeus sex scandal, the Supreme Court's landmark healthcare decision and the Trayvon Martin shooting.


Filed under: Blog • Media • Media Criticism • Reliable Sources • Supreme Court • Trayvon Martin
July 1st, 2012
12:37 PM ET

Supreme Court Pundits Get It Wrong

Margaret Carlson, Michael Medved, Mark Feldstein and Howard Kurtz discuss pundits' predictions on the health care ruling.


Filed under: Media • Media Criticism • Politics • Reliable Sources • Supreme Court
July 1st, 2012
11:58 AM ET

Left Hails, Right Assails Roberts Court

Margaret Carlson, Michael Medved, Mark Feldstein and Howard Kurtz reflect on the divided reaction to the Supreme Court's healthcare ruling

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July 1st, 2012
11:56 AM ET

The Court's Top Blogger

Howard Kurtz talks to SCOTUSblog founder Tom Goldstein about his blog's big week.

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July 1st, 2012
11:50 AM ET

Supreme Miscalculation

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April 8th, 2012
02:19 PM ET

Obama's Dance with the Press

Debra Saunders, Erin McPike and John Aravosis join Howard Kurtz to discuss the coverage of President Obama's criticism of the Supreme Court and Mika Brzezinski's participation in a White House event.


Filed under: 2012 Campaign • Barack Obama • Media • Politics • Reliable Sources • Supreme Court
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