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Monday, January 26, 2009

1/26/09 Hearst Newspapers Attacks Citizen Journalist Who Is A Critic Of The Management Of The Greenwich Time - Use of Hearst Photographs and Articles




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Comment:

Lack Luster Greenwich Time Publisher John "I Can't Pick A Winning Team" Dunster

And
The Greenwich Time's Fourth Editor In Less Than A Year

Bruce "I Think I Can Stop A Media Critic With Corporate Lawyers" Hunter

Choose To Attack A Citizen Journalist Instead Of Improving Their News Product.

So Greenwich Roundup Will A Little Busy Editing Some Greenwich Time Criticisms So That They Make Corporate Suit And Legal Eagle Ravi V. Sitwalla Happy.
Greenwich Roundup Has Been Looking For A Good Excuse To Go Back Through The Blog Posts And Clean Them Up So That They Look More Professional And Crisp. For example Many Posts Need Tags And Fonts Adjusted, As Well as, spelling corrections.

Greenwich Roundup Tried To Call Ravi to confirm that we will do some editing of 3,000 some posts and to clarify a few things. We Will Try to once again reach Ravi Tuesday January 27th.
But Ravi And The Hearst Corporation Is Going To Have To Understand That The Publisher, Editor And Writer Of Greenwich Roundup Is Visually Handicapped. Greenwich Roundup Is Blind In One Eye And That Eye Was Removed When He was Seven Years Old. Currently There Is A Glass Eye In The Right Eye Socket.
Greenwich Roundup's Left Is Severely Crossed And He Must Use Visual Aids To Properly See His Computer Screen.
As Many Of Greenwich Roundup's Readers Know, He Has A Nasty Reputation Of Publishing Blog Posts With Spelling And Grammar Errors, Because His One Crossed Eye Quickly Fatigues And He Tends To Publish With Out Reading Over Or Spell Checking His Posts.

By The Way Did The Greenwich Time Editors And Reporters Happen To See This Recent Bit Of Business News .... Perhaps The Green Kitty Litter Liner Editors Should Spend Their Energies Improving The Greenwich Time Web Site Instead Of Battling One Little Ole Blogger.


Hearst Corporation is planning to sell Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper within 60 days. The publisher said in a statement that if it is unable to sell the paper, Hearst, will stop printing the newspaper and only offer it online and cut jobs or shut it down entirely. “Our losses have reached an unacceptable level,” Steven Swartz, president of Hearst’s newspaper unit, said in the statement. Expected price for the newspaper was not revealed nor were any potential buyers.
Why Is Steven Swartz And Hearst Newspapers Sending The Lawyers After A Handicapped Blogger And Media Critic?
No Wonder Hearst Newspapers Is Sucking Wind, Because The Corporate Suits Have Nothing Better To Do Than To Spend Their Day Threaten A Disabled Blogger Who Is A Critic Of Traditional And Non-Traditional Media In Greenwich?
How Much Will Hearst Newspapers Have To Pay A Visually Impaired Citizen Journalist On A Limited Income For Making False Accusations That Greenwich Roundup Was Infringing A Copyright?
Has Hearst Newspaper Head Honcho Steven Swartz Even Read The Years Worth Of Criticisms Of The Greenwich Time, Before Sicking Ravi On A Visually Impaired Blogger?
It Appears That Hearst Newspaper Corporate Suit Ravi "The Legal Eagle" Sitwalla Has Failed To Consider The Extent To Which Greenwich Roundup's Non-Commercial Use Would Be Interpreted As Tansformative, As Opposed To Merely Derivative In A Court Of Law.
Is Hearst Corporate CEO Frank Bennack Aware That Thin Skinned Greenwich Time Managing Editor Bruce Hunter May Be Getting Steven Swartz's Newpaper Division Involved In A Possible Civil Rights Lawsuti?
Why Would Frank Bennack Allow "Mega Bucks" Hearst Newspapers To Go After A Blogger Who Is Using His Freedom Of Speech Rights To Critisize Media Coverage In Greenwich?
What's Bennack's Goal Here?
Does Bennack And The "Mega Bucks" Hearst Corporation Want To Go To Court To Win The Computer That The Visually Impaired Blogger Uses To Communicate With?
Maybe If The "Mega Bucks" Hearst Corporation Actually Moves Against Greenwich Roundup He Can Counter Sue And Get Some Computer Equipment That Will Allow Him To See And Blog Better?
What Is "Mega Bucks" Hearst Newspaper Lawsuit Against Greenwich Roundup Going To Say?
Your Honor, Greenwich Roundup Used Our Copyrighted Words To Make Fu Of The Poor Reporting Job We Do In Greenwich?
PLEASE SEE:
THE WORLD WIDE WHAT ????

OLD STYLE NEWSPAPER MAN DOESN'T UNDERSTAND
THIS NEW FANGLED INTERNET THING -A- MA-JIG !!!

Town mocks managing editor as computer illiterate

""Things have changed in the last 26 years, but Bruce Hunter hasn't."Give Hunter an out-of-style suit, a disco ball, a clunky phone, an outdated computer and a Rubik's Cube and he he is a happy camper.

Our economy wouldn't survive without the Internet, and the cyber-world continues to represent the only hope of saving the Greenwich Time from becoming extinct

It's extraordinary that someone who is a Hearst Newspaper managing editor doesn't know how to update the the online opinion pages.

BRUCE OVERBOARD

Where's Bruce Hunter AndThe "LOCAL HARD HITTING"Online Greenwich Time Editorials ????

Online Readers At The Greenwich Time Wonder IfNew Managing Editor Bruce Hunter Has Already BeenThrown Overboard By Hearst Newspapers.

Just when you thought things couldn't get more bizarre at the Greenwich Time....

Chaos reigns at the Greenwich Time, where new Greenwich Time Managing Editor Bruce Hunter and his top two lieutenants have not updated the papers online Opinion pages since last Thursday January 15th - sparking rumors that they me feuding with their corporate owners at Hearst Newspapers.

On Friday January 16th a Stamford Advocate editorial was posted online at the Greenwich Time and it has remained there for the last five days.......
PLEASE ALSO SEE:

GREENWICH LOVES THERAW GREENWICH NEWS FEEDON GREENWICH ROUND UP
GREENWICH ROUNDUP IS HERE TO SERVETOWN RESIDENTS WITH THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT GREENWICH
HERE IS THE RAW GREENWICHNEWS FEED FOR TUESDAY:

Greenwich Round Up Has Once AgainBeen Spanning The Globe To Bring YouThe Latest News About Your Town.....
TheDay.Com

Business smarts aside, the governor's nominee to fill an empty seat on the state Board of Education raises questions of suitability.
TOP STORY:GREED IS GOOD ????
Just more of those good old Republican family values we keep hearing about.....
Greenwich real estate developer Richard R. Girouard, faces two counts of conspiracy, financial institution bribery, and wire fraud; eight counts of money laundering; and a single count of bank fraud.
BusinessWeek.....
.....THE RAW GREENWICH NEWS FEED ONCE AGAIN CONTINUES.....
Stamford Advocate
By Brian Lockhart.....
....PLEASE NOTE:

The Greenwich Time Is
Behind The Times:

The First Time That Greenwich Time Published An Aticle Concerning McMahon's Appointment Was When Cub Reporter Colin Gustafson Filed This Late Night Education Report On The 15th.....

Staff Writer
Posted: 01/15/2009 08:08:08 PM EST

State lawmakers from Greenwich say they intend to give the World Wrestling Entertainment's chief executive a fair hearing about her qualifications when considering her nomination to the state's top....
.....WHEN GREENWICH ROUNDUP TYPES:
THE GREENWICH TIME LISTENS......

The Next Morning (Thursday The 15th) Greenwich Time Managing Editor Bruce Hunter Told Cub Reporter Colin Gustafson To Call Up Linda McMahon To Get The Story. Linda McMahon Wasn't Talking So The Wet Behind The Ears Gustafson Was Stuck, Because He Really Didn't Have Any Hatford Contacts.

Thursday He Started Feverishly Calling Hartford To Try And Get Greenwich's New Freshmen Legislators To Give Him A Quote.

A Clueless Fred Camillo said, "I'm sure the governor has done her homework on whether (McMahon) is qualified."

The Story Was Feveriously Thrown Up On The Web At 08:00:05 On Thursday the 15th Some And The Story Was Reposted At The Stamford Advocate At 08:08:08

Google Analytics Shows That The Greenwich Time Server Repeated Visted Greenwich Time Web Pages About Linda McMahon And The WWE All Day Thursday.

Something Tells Greenwich Roundup That The Logs To Those Hearst Newspaper Server Will Probably Resolve Down To Managing Editor Bruce Hunter And Cub Reporter Colin Gustafson.
If We Said It Once
We Said It A Thousand Times.....
When Greenwich Roundup Types:
The Greenwich Time Listens....

Problems slow Byram Shubert Library renovations
By Meredith Blake.....
.....COMMENT:
ONCE AGAIN GREENWICH TIME MANAGING EDITOR
BRUCE HUNTER HAS ALLOWED REPORTER
NEREDITH BLAKE
TO FILE A ONCE SIDED AND INCOMPLETE
NEWS STORY:

Why aren't there any comments from the long suffering library patrons who have not had library services?

Why aren't there any comments from the mother's of Western Greenwich School Children who have the lowest test scores in town and need full library services?

Why aren't there any comments from the Byram Neighborhood Association who has repeatedly spoken out about the repeated failures at the Byram Library Site.

Why aren't there any comments from Byram RTM members who are repeatedly told over and over that you will meeting in a month or so at the "NEW" Byram Library.

When School Superintendent Betty Sternberg Minimized The Mold Infested Hamilton Avenue Modulars And The Green Kitty Litter Liner Just Regurgitated Board Of Education Press Releases While Ignoring Parents.

It Was The Parents And Not A Greenwich Time Reporter That Got Independent Test Results That Showed That Failed School Administrators Were Lying To The Single Family Homeowners Of Greenwich.

When The Hamilton Avenue School Contraction Screw Up Was Getting Out Of Hand, Because The Green Kitty Litter Liner Was Ignoring Parents And Not Holding Public Official;s Accountable It Was Greenwich Citizen Journalists And Bloggers Who Repeatedly Started Highlighting Frank Mazza's Management Failures.

When School Superintendent Betty Sternberg Delayed And Then Refused To Release The Communities Assessment Of Her Performance To The Taxpayers Of Greenwich. It Was Citizen Journalist And Blogger Bill Clark, And Not Greenwich Time Education Reporter Colin Gustafson, Who Filed The Freedom Of Information Request That Forced Sternberg To Release The Report To Parents.

When Sternberg suddenly Resigned A Week Later The Clueless Greenwich Time Reporter Was Reporting About How Shocked And Surprised School And Town Officials Were.

When Water Leaks Were Once Again Causing Mold To Form In The "NEW" $30 Million
Hamilton Avenue School. The Green Kitty Litter Liner Ignored Parents Who Got Inside The School And Took Pictures Of The Extensive Water Damage And Mold.

When Frank Mazza Said The Mold Was Old Green Paint. It Was A Greenwich Post Reporter, And Not A Greenwich Time Reporter, Who Took A Sample That Proved Frank Mazza Was Lying To The Taxpayers.

Will The Bloggers, Citizen Journalists And The Free Weekly Newspapers Have To Once Again Do The Heavy Lifting For The Greenwich Time Editors And Reporters At The Byram Library Construction Fiasco.

The Byram Shubert Library renovation project encountered some unforeseen delays that have further pushed back this month's projected opening, the project's manager said.

Hearst Newspaper President Steven Swartz Should Go Back And Read Some Of The Critisims Of John Dunster, Bruce Hunter, Jim Zebora, Cub Reporter Colin Gustafson (Education), Reporter Martin "Nervious In The Service" Cassidy (Crime) And Rookie Reporter Debra "I Am A Big Fat Liar" Friedman.

Here Are A Few Greenwich News Stories That Hearst Newspaper Editor Don Harrison Missed At The Geeenwich Citizen ......

IF YOU WANT TO KNOW WHAT"S GOING ON IN GREENWICH READ THE OUT OF TOWN PAPERSTOP STORY:
Greenwich based Duff Capital Advisors, which once employed as many as 100 people, cut its staff by almost 80% last month, the New York Post reports...
New York Post
... hiring a posse of hedge-fund management teams as well as constructing new office space at 100 West Putnam Ave. in Greenwich, Conn., spurring insiders to criticize Duff for having spent too much money before his firm made even a single investment....
Another One Bites The Dust Thanks To Walter "Feeder Fund" NoelYou Wont Read This On The Business Pages Of The Greenwich Time...
.WALTER "FEEDER FUND" NOEL STRIKES AGAIN !!!!
New York Times Blogs
Auriga International Advisers, a hedge fund company registered in the British Virgin Islands, lost more than 400 million Swiss francs, or about $350 million, that had been invested with the disgraced financier Bernard L. Madoff, the company’s main shareholder said Wednesday.
Jacques Rauber, who is described as the majority shareholder of Auriga International Advisers in a 2007 filing to Britain’s business register, confirmed reports in the Swiss weekly SonntagsZeitung that the company’s Auriga International fund was wholly invested in the Fairfield Sentry fund, The Associated Press reports.
That fund, run by Walter M. Noel’s Fairfield Greenwich Group in Connecticut, invested all its $7.3 billion in assets with Mr. Madoff, who is accused of running a $50 billion Ponzi scheme....
TOP STORY: Obama Is Sworn In as the 44th President - Tears, cheers for new president - Barack Obama inauguration: Two million turn out to greet their new president
Opinion
THIS IS WORSE THAN GITMO:
The Advocate Staff
Posted: 01/16/2009 09:05:46 AM EST
Before you venture into Ciudad Juarez, brace yourself to hear Texans tell you that you're crazy. Visiting friends in neighboring El Paso a few days before Christmas, I was immediately warned, "Don't even think about going into Juarez.
ONCE AGAIN THE "MISSING" BRUCE HUNTER HAS FAILED TO PUBLISH ANY LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ONLINE AT THE GREENWICH TIME

WHY WASN'T BRUCE HUNTER ABLE TO OPINE ONLINE ABOUT WHAT THIS HISTORIC INAUGURATION MEANS TO GREENWICH

THE GREENWICH TIME ONLINE EDITION IS A RUDDERLESS SHIP UNDER HEARST NEWSPAPER MANAGING EDITOR BRUCE HUNTER
Old School Greenwich Time Publisher
John "I Can't Pick A Winning Team" Dunster
Just Doesn't Understand The New-Fangled Internet
Thing - A - Ma - Bob.

Greenwich Time Publisher John Dunster Was A Dunce For Bringing Back Greenwich Time Managing Editor Bruce Hunter And Putting Ex-Greenwich Time Editor Jim Zebora In Charge Of The Business Page.....

This Is All The News That Greenwich Time Publisher John Dunster And His Managing Editor Bruce Hunter Was Able To Get Up On The Web Today.....
....On Martin Luther King Jr Day
Greenwich Time Web Site Viewers
Have A Dream That
Hearst Newspaper Head Honcho
Will Fire Greenwich Time Publisher
John "I Can't Pick A Winning Team" Dunster.....

Is This The Greenwich Time Or Viva Pop Of Greenwich ????

This Is The Absolute Worst That I Have Ever Seen On The Greenwich Time's So-Called News "Web Site".

Is The Greenwich Time Just Going To Publish Press Releases Every Day Like The Greenwich Post ??????

The Greenwich Time Hasn't Put Up News Today, They Are Just Posting A Bunch Of Event Calendars That Have Headlines Designed To Make Greenwich Residents Think That A Real News Story Has Been Published......

No Hearst Newspaper Reporter Will Put A Byline On These Listings With Headlines That Are Designed To Fool Greenwich Time Web Site Visitors.....

......ONCE AGAIN THERE IS NO "LOCAL" AND HARD HITTING GREENWICH TIME EDITORIAL FOR EDITORIAL"S YOU HAVE TO GO TO THE CT POST......

Hearst Newspaper Editors At The Greenwich Time Have Not Been Able To Get Up A "Local" And "Hard Hitting" Editorial Since They Put Up This Editorial About Juarez, Mexico Three Days Ago....
Today Hearst Newspapers Have Not Given Greenwich Residents Any Links To Columnists, Editorials or Letters To The Editor.

The Online Readers Helped The Greenwich Time Get A Combined Print In And Online Circulation Increase Of 22%, But Greenwich Time Publisher John Dunster Treats These Young Affluent Tech Savvy Readers Like Garbage.

Green Kitty Litter Liner Insiders Say The Greenwich Time Print Edition Suffered Some Losses In The Last ABC Audit.

For Years, Ex-Greenwich Time Editors Like Joe Pisani And Jim Zebora Failed To Embrace The Digital Revolution.

Greenwich Citizen Blogger Chris Fountain Set A New Record Last Week By Getting 16,000 Unique Web Visitors In One Day

The Greenwich Time Sells No Where Near 16,000 Newspapers In One Day,
Yet The New Greenwich Time Managing Editor Bruce Hunter Is Making The Same Mistake As Joe Pisani - Ignoring The Power The Internet.

TODAY'S TOP STORY:
Nancy Ugrinaj, owner of Fuzari's Pizzeria & Restaurant on Mill Street in Byram in front of her restaurant. Ugrinaj and other Byram neighborhood leaders are requesting the presence of a police substation. (Bob Luckey Jr./Greenwich Time Photo)
By Debra Friedman
STAFF WRITER
Posted: 01/20/2009 07:52:44 AM EST
Those who live and work in Byram are rallying behind the idea of adding a police substation next to the Byram Volunteer Fire Department.

....they don't spend enough time here," said Fingold, who has run his shop on the corner of two busy Byram streets for over five years.

Nancy Ugrinaj, owner of Fuzari's Pizzeria, at 226 Mill St., agreed a substation would bring peace of mind to the community, which police said is vulnerable to crime due to its border with Port Chester and its proximity to New York City and Interstate 95.

"Just in case of an emergency, it would be a good thing," said Ugrinaj, who has owned the pizzeria for three years....

...."Byram is always the last to get attention," said Merchant....
...."Byram is always the last to get attention," said Merchant.
Assistant Fire Chief Robert Kick said renovation plans for the Byram Volunteer Fire Department on Delavan Avenue are scheduled for the 2011-2012 capital budget with a projected construction in 2012-2013. Kick said that while plans have not been drawn up yet, he has not heard any discussion of adding a police substation to the fire house.

Likewise, police officials said there has not been any substantial discussion for adding a substation ......
COMMENT:

ONE YEAR AGO GREENWICH ROUNDUP WAS SPEAKING TO FIRST SELECTMAN AND POLICE COMMISSIONER PETER TESEI ABOUT PUTTING A BYRAM POLICE SUBSTATION AT THE GREENWICH FIRE HOUSE AND GREENWICH POLICE CHIEF DAVID RIDBERG HAS NOT DONE A DAMN THING AS THE BYRAM CRIME PROBLEM HAS GOTTEN WORSE.
PLEASE SEE:

We talked about the crime, drugs, graffiti, quality of life, vandalism problems that plague Byram residents and merchants every single day.

The possibility of a Byram Police Substation and more police patrols throughout Byram were mentioned.

Mr. Tesei said that he would send an email to the Department of Public Works about the Graffiti on the Welcome to the Town Of Greenwich- Village Of Byram sign on Putnam Avenue.

We also discussed how Police Squad 2 (Central Greenwich) and Police Squad 3 (Eastern Greenwich) currently work together to solve crime problems. It was suggested that maybe Squad 1 (Western Greenwich - Byram) could be assisted by squad 2 for a few months to lower the crime rate in Byram.

Mr. Tesei and I both agreed that there were many wonderful new projects ready to go in Byram once the security and quality of life problems are eliminated by the Greenwich Police Department.

Mr. Tesei was very enthusiastic about the new efforts for the Lyon House that are currently coming together and he provided me with some great literature about the Lyon House.
Further, Mr. Tesei encouraged me to get involved with the Byram Neighborhood Association.
I think that if Mr. Tesei can bring a more police services to Byram the many other Byram projects will takeoff and flourish.

Mr. Tesei's Legacy may very well be decided on the streets of Byram.
Will the youth gangs and drugs continue to destroy Byram or will there be a Reincarnation in Byram......
COMMENT:

Last June Greenwich Police Chief David Ridberg was quoted in the Greenwich Time That He Was Going To Release The FBI's Most Recent Uniform Crime Report For Greenwich Before The End Of The Year.Chief Ridberg Did Not Keep That Promise To The Residents Of Greenwich.
But Last Year Came And Went.

The Greenwich Time Reporters Who Work For Hearst Newspapers Don't Have The Journalistic Balls To Go To Greenwich Police Chief David Ridberg And Say, "Hey Chief, What Happened To Those Crime Statistics You Promised The Taxpayers Of Greenwich?

Greenwich Time Reporters Don't Have The Journalistic Balls To Hold Chief Ridberg Accountable To The Single Family Homeowners Of Greenwich.

When CT Senator Chris Dodd Promised And Did Not Deliver Documents To The Public About His Countrywide Loans Wall Street Journal Reporters Had The Journalistic Balls To Say,"Say Hey, Chris Where Are Those Loan Documents."

PLEASE SEE:
Wall Street Journal

We've got some leftover business from the 110th Congress -- namely, Chris Dodd's July 2008 promise to release the details of his sweetheart loans from ...
Hartford Courant

Chris Dodd's now-venerable promise to release documents pertaining to his 2003 mortgages with Countrywide. This newsprint icon of commerce reminded its ...

But The Cowardly Greenwich Time Reporters Are Afraid Of Greenwich Police Chief David Ridberg, Because He Is Thin Skinned And Uses Police Resources To Retaliate Against Critics.
Almost Everytime Ex-Greenwich Time Editor Joe Pisani Updates His Blog At "Our Greenwich" Or The Greenwich Post He Seems To Upset Yet Another Greenwich Resident
To the Editor:
Recently, I ran into an old friend, Bob Dilensheinder, who runs a PR Firm in NY. He told me he hired former Stamford Advocate/ Greenwich Times, senior editor JOE PISANI as a principal in the firm. Pisani got fired.....finally......the old publisher (and President) tried for years to nix him, but Pisani kept threatening to sue. That's what little weak men do. So, he's in NY at Bob's firm.
This Is Just A Couple Of Weeks Of Greenwich Roundup's Critism Of The Greenwich TimeThat Clearly Involves Fair Use Of Hearst Newspaper Copywritted Material.
IF Steven Swartz Or Ravi Sitwalla Would Like More Examples, Greenwich Roundup Is Fully Prepared To Give Hundreds Of Posts Going Back To:
Quote:
"To say I was shocked and dismayed to learn Joe Pisani was departing from his position as editor of my two favorite newspapers is an understatement.", said Bernie Yudain, a former Greenwich Time managing editor who still writes a column for the newspaper.
"I can't imagine Greenwich Time without Joe P running the show.", said former Republican First Selectman John Margenot
Headline:
New Publishers Recognized That The Money And Subscriber Losing Greenwich Time Has Been Faking It For Years.
It's Now Time For Greenwich Time Reporters And Editors To Push It Up A Notch Or Two If They Want To Survive.
Story:
Joseph F. Pisani, who ushered Greenwich Time and The Advocate into the digital age while wearing bow ties and surrounding himself with vintage typewriters, has left as editor of the newspapers...
Comment:
Joe Pasanni was a nice guy who was liked by insiders and politician, because he didn't ever rock the boat in Greenwich.
The Greenwich Time will be forever stained by how it handled cases where children have been murdered in Greenwich.
For example, The Greenwich Time did a poor job of covering the Martha Moxley Murder on on October. 30, 1975.
In the early eighties the Greenwich Time attempted to revive it's poor image in the early 1980s by hiring investigative journalist Len Levitt to look into the unsolved murder case.
Levitt's story, based on more than 100 interviews and 400 pages of police documents turned over on the order of the state's Freedom of Information Commission, remained unpublished for nearly a decade.
The story was finally published over several pages in 1991.When Levitt appeared in an Editor & Publisher cover story bashing the newspapers for the long delay in publishing his work, Pisani refused to talk to him.
Please Look At How The Current Greenwich Time Has Displyed A Grave Indifference To Death of John J. Bria.

Have Seen Any Greenwich Time Editorials Criticizing
How This Three Year Old Murder Is Being Investigated?
Have Seen A Greenwich Time Editorial Complaining That No One Has Been Arrestted In The Year Old Drug Death Of....Kyle Lendenmann?
Where is the Exhuastive Greenwich Time Investigative Report On .....
Matthew Margolies"Greenwich's other Unsolved Murder."
Please See....
Just The Other Day The Greenwich Time Didn't Even Get The Current Big Murder Case Up On Their Website....

Greenwich Roundup Is Lleasantly Surprised That Ravi Sitwalla And Steven Swartz Want To Risk Hearst Newspaper's Corporate Assetts In A Foolish Attempt At Illegally Trying To Restrain A Vissually Impairing Blogger's Freedom Of Speach ????
Did Greenwich Roundup Just Here Someone Say .... "Expensive Civil Rights Lawsuit That Will Further Damage The Reputation Of Hearst Newspapers And The Greenwich Time" ?????
Has Hearst Newspaper Steven Swartz Fully Investigated ALL The Legal Issues Surrounding Fair Use?
What Is Fair Use?

Fair use under United States laws

The doctrine only existed in the U.S. as common law until it was incorporated into the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. § 107, reprinted here:

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 17 U.S.C. § 106 and 17 U.S.C. § 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include:

the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes; (Greenwich Roundup Is Non-Commercial - A Judge Should Consider If "whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes" There Are No Ads On Greenwich Roundup and reporting on how Greenwich is covered by traditional and non-traditional media is an educational purpose)

the nature of the copyrighted work; (In in Folsom v. Marsh, The court said: A reviewer may fairly cite largely from the original work, if his design be really and truly to use the passages for the purposes of fair and reasonable criticism. On the other hand, it is as clear, that if he thus cites the most important parts of the work, with a view, not to criticize, but to supersede the use of the original work, and substitute the review for it.")

the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; (Greenwich Roundup Compares And Contrasts How Traditional And Non-Traditional Media Outlets Cover The Town Of Greenwich. Use Of Linked News Snipets Is Fair Use Under These Circumstances)

the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work. (Hearst Newspapers Have Not Demonstrated Any Harm From The Greenwich Media Critic - No Harm No Foul. This fourth factor measures the effect that the allegedly infringing use has had on the copyright owner's ability to exploit his original work. The court not only investigates whether the defendant's specific use of the work has significantly harmed the copyright owner's market, but also whether such uses in general, if widespread, would harm the potential market of the original. The burden of proof here rests on the defendant for commercial uses, but on the copyright owner for noncommercial uses) ......

Fair use on the Internet

In August 2008 U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel of San Jose, California ruled that copyright holders cannot order a deletion of an online file without determining whether that posting reflected "fair use" of the copyrighted material. The case involved Stephanie Lenz, a writer and editor from Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, who made a home video of her 13-month-old son dancing to Prince's song Let's Go Crazy and posted the 29-second video on YouTube. Four months later, Universal Music, the owner of the copyright to the song, ordered YouTube to remove the video enforcing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Lenz notified YouTube several weeks later that her video was within the scope of fair use, and demanded that it be restored. YouTube complied after two weeks, as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to see whether Universal planned to sue Lenz for infringement. Lenz then sued Universal Music in California for her legal costs, claiming the music company had acted in bad faith by ordering removal of a video that represented fair-use of the song

Fair use as a defense

The Supreme Court of the United States described fair use as an affirmative defense in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc..[15] This means that, in litigation on copyright infringement, the defendant bears the burden of raising and proving that his use was "fair" and not an infringement. Thus, fair use need not even be raised as a defense unless the plaintiff first shows (or the defendant concedes) a "prima facie" case of copyright infringement. If the work was not copyrightable, the term had expired, or the defendant's work borrowed only a small amount, for instance, then the plaintiff cannot make out a prima facie case of infringement, and the defendant need not even raise the fair use defense.

Because of the defendant's burden of proof, some copyright owners frequently make claims of infringement even in circumstances where the fair use defense would likely succeed in hopes that the user will refrain from the use rather than spending resources in his defense. This type of lawsuit is part of a much larger problem in First Amendment law.

Strategic lawsuit against public participation

A Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation ("SLAPP") is a lawsuit that is intended to intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition. Winning the lawsuit is not necessarily the intent of the person filing the SLAPP. The plaintiff's goals are accomplished if the defendant succumbs to fear, intimidation, mounting legal costs or simple exhaustion and abandons the criticism. A SLAPP may also intimidate others from participating in the debate.

According to New York Supreme Court Judge J. Nicholas Colabella, "Short of a gun to the head, a greater threat to First Amendment expression can scarcely be imagined." A number of jurisdictions have made such suits illegal, provided that the appropriate standards of journalistic responsibility have been met by the critic.

The acronym was coined in the 1980s by University of Denver professors Penelope Canan and George W. Pring. The term was originally defined as "a lawsuit involving communications made to influence a governmental action or outcome, which resulted in a civil complaint or counterclaim filed against nongovernment individuals or organizations on a substantive issue of some public interest or social significance." It has since been defined more broadly to include suits about speech on any public issue

Does Anyone Have The Phone Number To The Local ACLU Office Or To Know How To Reach The Electronic Frontier Foundation?

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