Berkman Center For Internet & Society - Projects and Initiatives - Citizen Media Law Project

Citizen Media Law Project

The Citizen Media Law Project (CMLP) is a project hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. The purposes of the CMLP are:

  1. To provide assistance and resources to individuals and groups involved in online and citizen media.
  2. To facilitate the participation of citizens in online media.
  3. To protect the freedom of speech on the Internet.

The CMLP's latest endeavor is Online Media Legal Network, a free legal consultation service connecting online journalist and media ventures with volunteer lawyers.

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