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Privacy & newsgathering

Supreme Court
Bartnicki v. Vopper, 532 U.S. 514 (2001)
Florida Star v. B.J.F., 491 U.S. 524 (1989)
Smith v. Daily Mail Publishing Co. 443 U.S. 97 (1979)
Cox Broadcasting Corp. v. Cohn, 420 U.S. 469 (1975)
Cantrell v. Forest City Pub. Co., 419 U.S. 245 (1974)
Time, Inc. v. Hill, 385 U.S. 374 (1967)

Other
Sanders v. American Broadcasting Cos., Inc., 978 P.2d 67 (Cal. 1998)
Shulman v. Group W. Productions, 955 P.2d 469 (Cal. 1998)
Eastwood v. National Enquirer, Inc., 123 F.3d 1249 (9th Cir. 1997)
Wolfson v. Lewis, 924 F.Supp. 1413 (E.D. Pa. 1996)
Virgil v. Time, Inc., 527 F.2d 1122 (9th Cir. 1975)
Galella v. Onassis, 487 F.2d 986 (2nd Cir. 1973)
Dietemann v. Time, Inc., 449 F.2d 245 (9th Cir. 1971)
Barber v. Time, Inc., 159 S.W.2d 291 (1942)

Alderman, Ellen, and Kennedy, Caroline. The Right to Privacy. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995)
Brandeis, Louis, and Warren, Samuel D. “The Right To Privacy,” 4 Harv. L. Rev. 193 (1890)
Harper, Jim. “Understanding Privacy — and the Real Threats To It,” No. 520 Policy Analysis of the Cato Institute, 8/4/04
Perry, Steven. “Hidden Cameras, New Technology, and the Law,” Communications Lawyer (Fall 1996), pg. 1, 19-22
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, “Photographers’ Guide to Privacy”
Wade, John W. “The Tort Liability of Investigative Reporters,” 37 Vand. L. Rev. 301 (1984)
Wilborn, Elizabeth S. “Revisiting the Public/Private Distinction: Employee Monitoring in the Workplace,” 32 Ga. L. Rev. 825 (1998)