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TLo Supports the 2019 Florida Media Conference


Attorney Linda R. Norbut participates as a panel member that looks at social media within the confines of the law.

The Florida Media Conference is being held July 10-12 at The Vinoy in St. Petersburg. On today’s agenda is a session that features Linda R. Norbut, attorney with Thomas & LoCicero. As a panel member, she will participate in the program It's Gone Viral:  Rights and Risks of Grabbing from Social Media.  The discussion will focus on the perspective of what is legal and what is not when working with social media content.

The Florida Media Conference is produced by the Florida Press Foundation (FPF).  The goal of the conference is to provide relevant education to members of the media that serve within the state of Florida.  The FPF was founded in 1984 and its mission is to create and promote lifelong educational programs.  These programs begin in elementary school promoting literacy and encouraging the use of media, continue through college with internship programs, and then culminate in career training and development forums for industry professionals.

Linda R. Norbut is an associate in the Tampa office of Thomas & LoCicero. Her practice concentration is in media and communications law, including defamation and invasion of privacy.  She also focuses on business litigation and intellectual property matters.  She graduated with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

With offices in Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, Thomas & LoCicero is a Florida law firm that is widely known and respected for its commitment to free speech and a free press.  The firm represents the industry’s leading electronic and traditional publishers, as well as individual journalists, bloggers and influencers of social media on issues ranging from news gathering to invasion of privacy, from defamation to pre-publication review.  At the heart of the firm’s mission is to champion free speech and defend journalism every day.