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A Teacher’s Guide to Use of Personal Essay Films

A Teacher's Guide to Use of Personal Essay Films Personal essay films have been widely diffused to teachers and community organizations, because they so powerfully evoke responses from and make...

INFOGRAPHIC: Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries

A great visual summary of the code.

The Networked Nonprofit Connects Social Media and Social Change

Katie Donnelly  The Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter  and Allison Fine provides a clear overview of how nonprofits can incorporate social media in order to increase their organizational...

Reclaiming Fair Use: How To Put Balance Back In Copyright

For updates, press mentions, photos, and reviews, or to give us feedback on the book, check out the Reclaiming Fair Use Facebook page! Reclaiming Fair Use - Now Available!   In their new book,...

Success of Fair Use Consensus Documents

Does the approach of creating a consensus documents, anchored in professional practice, actually work to expand the utility of fair use? What has happened to others who used consensus documents to...

Breaking New Ground: A Framework for Measuring the Social Impact of Canadian Documentaries

By ERIN Research Inc. for The Documentary Policy Advisory Group This report examines seven Canadian documentaries, providing reflective guidelines for the future of documentary-making in the country...

Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

In this concise, crisply written guide, Center Director Patricia Aufderheide takes readers along the diverse paths of documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers...

Copyright Backgrounder

Report by: Michael Donaldson, Esq., Attorney and author, Clearance and Copyright Michael Donaldson is an attorney in Los Angeles, many of whose clients are leading documentary filmmakers. His...

Untold Stories: Creative Consequences of the Rights Clearance Culture for Documentary Filmmakers

November 2004 Report by: Pat Aufderheide, Co-Director, Center for Media & Social Impact, American University Peter Jaszi, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American...

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