Media Law - Basics for Podcasters and YouTubers Nov 11, 2022

In this episode of Legit Podcast Pro, I give an overview of media law issues that content creators need to know about.

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Thinking your podcast is only a hobby is a disaster in the making! Nov 09, 2022

Thinking that podcasting is just a hobby, so you don't need to concern yourself with legal matters is a disaster waiting to happen.
I get it... your podcast is something you just started up for...

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Common misconception: "I paid for it, so I own it" Nov 08, 2022

One of the most common misconceptions creatives have is the idea that "I paid for it, so I own it".

I get it, ownership usually DOES go with the transaction.

But when you're dealing with creative...

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Do I really need a Trademark for my podcast or YouTube channel? Nov 03, 2022

What's all this buzz about trademarks, and do you need one for your podcast or youtube channel?

Welcome to another episode of Legit Podcast Pro from Gordon Firemark, The Podcast Lawyer™

A...

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What actually IS a podcast network? Oct 31, 2022

This week, I've been head-down on a couple of projects for start-up podcast networks. Every network is a little bit different, but they all have a few common hallmarks. Here are some examples:

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The Biggest Podcaster Mistake Oct 14, 2022

The Biggest Podcaster Legal and Business Mistake!

This episode of Legit Podcast Pro is brought to you by Easy Legal For Podcasters, the best, fastest, simplest way to get your podcast’s...

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Payola in podcasting, is it even legal? And what are the rules? Sep 26, 2022

Maybe you saw the article in Bloomberg … or heard the NPR piece about it.

I’m talking about PAYOLA.
Yes.. .in podcasting.

 

 


What is Payola? 


“Payment of a party,...

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Podcast Breakups. What to do? Sep 25, 2022

Here’s the scenario:

You start a podcast.  Get a couple episodes in, and then you bring on your friend to help out, co-host with you, and take some of the workload.   Maybe...

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Are you podcasting naked? Aug 01, 2022

That’s all fine and good when the economy is strong… but when things start to get tougher that’s when trouble comes for you! You know?

Are you making the same big mistakes that...

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Podcasters! Why have you avoided getting the legal and business affairs in order? Jul 25, 2022

If you're a podcaster and you haven't got your legal and business affairs in order yet, I want to know why?

I'm genuinely interested and concerned.

You may not believe it's a risk... but it...

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Should you take-down an episode featuring a guest who's now in trouble with the law? Jul 22, 2022

 earlier this week, I heard from a podcaster who’s got a very successful podcast that positions him as a professional in his field, and he interviews other professionals… folks...

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Why you MUST fact-check your podcast Jul 14, 2022

Hi, I’m Gordon Firemark, The Podcast Lawyer™ , and I help creatives and business people in the podcasting industry cover their legal bases and protect themselves and the things they...

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