San Francisco Chronicle to host media law workshop May 17

San Francisco Chronicle building The Media Law Resource Center invites reporters and editors to an all-day workshop and roundtable on media law. The event, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the San Francisco Chronicle, is $20 and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

Top media lawyers will give practical advice on how to stay clear of costly libel and privacy suits; navigate the reporter-source relationship; avoid copyright traps; learn about digital media law; and understand insurance coverage options.

Editors and writers from local news outlets will have a roundtable discussion to share tips and strategies on career paths and story pitches.

Schedule and registration