Newsweek Covers Burning Man Name Dispute

Heart Burn

Newsweek published article by Jessica Bennett today about John Law’s recent lawsuit regarding the use of the name “Burning Man”:

“Heart Burn”

Founders of the annual counterculture arts festival Burning Man are fighting over who owns the event’s name. What happened to the love, man?

The article features an interview with Brian Doherty, senior editor of Reason Magazine and author of “This Is Burning Man”. Brian has posted a follow-up to the Newsweek story on the Reason Magazine blog.

UPDATE: On the same day, The San Francisco Bay Guardian published an article written by Steven Jones: “Burning brand”

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