Is it legal to write about news stories and movie trailers?

I was wondering if it was legal for:

Linking to a movie trailer off YouTube

and

If it was legal to write about a news story on the internet. For example, if I saw an article about a movie and it’s production date, new actors or actors dropping out and wanted to write about it on my own website, is that legal?

Thanks 🙂

uh, yes.

I am curious, why would you think otherwise, since you just described 99% of blogs and may websites

check out www.huffingtonpost.com
you might find their entertainment section enlightening

Post Author: mark

3 thoughts on “Is it legal to write about news stories and movie trailers?

    Morgan R

    (January 10, 2010 - 11:14 pm)

    uh, yes.

    I am curious, why would you think otherwise, since you just described 99% of blogs and may websites

    check out http://www.huffingtonpost.com
    you might find their entertainment section enlightening
    References :
    lawyer and former judge

    Raven

    (January 10, 2010 - 11:26 pm)

    If you’re just posting something from another source, you must cite the source. Analyzing things are fine. If you use any direct quotes, you must also cite your source.
    References :

    silky1

    (January 10, 2010 - 11:46 pm)

    yes this is legal but just as if you were writing a term paper or something of that nature you need to disclose the source when using a quote.
    References :

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