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Unauthorized: The Copyright Conundrum in Participatory Video

Pat Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi Suppose you're running an online video platform, and people start uploading video that uses other people's work. How should unauthorized use of other people's work be...

Remix Culture

http://cmsimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/remix_culture-1.m4v When is it fair and legal to use other people's copyrighted work to make your own? What's the line between infringement and fair...

Fair Use Videos of the Month

Elisa Kreisinger is "a feminist video remixer making better stories about women that don't revolve around men (or babies!) through remix storytelling."  You can check out her work, including her...

Category 1: Commenting Critically on Media

Affluenza Download | Length: 1:16 In Affluenza, John de Graaf excerpted television ads in a critique of consumerism. He invoked fair use because he was engaged in media criticism. Casting...

Vicky Funari

Vicky Funari  Her latest film, Maquilapolis documents the lives of Carmen and Lourdes, two workers at a maquiladora, massive sweatshops just over the border in Tijuana, Mexico, often owned by the...

Visiting Photographer: Lou Dematteis

Visiting Photographer: Lou Dematteis A former staff photographer for Reuters, Dematteis has published two books: Nicaragua: A Decade of Revolution (W.W. Norton), an anthology of the Sandinista...

George Stoney Visits American Univeristy

George Stoney Visits American University edited by Michael T. Miller and Maura Ugarte A Documentary Filmmaker's Relationship to Their Subject I think the first thing to take into consideration is:...

Copyright Education, Academic Integrity Codes and Fair Use

Academic integrity codes connect students and faculty with helpful and empowering information about their fair use rights.

Demystifying Technical Protection Measures (TPMs) in the Library

Download the Code | Download this page as PDF The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries suggests at various points that librarians consider the use of...

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