Fifth Annual Report Released on New Media’s Impact on the Judiciary

LAS VEGAS, NV – Courts continue to implement rules to control the use of new media technologies including Facebook and Twitter in the courtroom while becoming more approving of the media sending  real-time dispatches from court proceedings, according to a survey report released today by the Conference of Court Public Information Officers.

The 2014 CCPIO New Media Survey contains the results of a national survey of judges and court personnel conducted in June. It provides the judicial community in the United States its first year-to-year comparison spanning five years of data unveiling how social media and broader changes in the media industry are impacting state and local judges and courts.

In addition to the survey results, the report details recent developments in the past year including advisory opinions and examples by courts using social media. It is available for download at CCPIO New Media survey report_2014.

2014 CCPIO New Media Press Release

CCPIO 2014 Survey Executive Summary

CCPIO Benefactor Opperman Honored

CCPIO members holding the Opperman resolution at the Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, August 7, 2013

2014 New Media Report Released The fifth annual CCPIO New Media Survey Report finds that courts continue to implement rules to control the use of new media technologies in the courtroom while becoming more approving of the media sending real-time … [Continue reading]

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Fourth Report Released on New Media’s Impact on the Judiciary Aug. 7, 2013: SALT LAKE CITY, UT – An increasing number of courts are implementing rules to control the use of new media like Facebook and Twitter in the courtroom, according to a … [Continue reading]