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QUESTION OF THE MONTH: Using Quotations

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Dear CSM:

We are currently putting together our first documentary. We have been very careful to get releases for interviews we have conducted and from people and locations we have filmed at. We have reviewed your
website in this process and it has been very useful.Read more...

The "commentocracy" and the public

Reading an interesting piece on Politico about the struggles and successes that bloggers and online publications are having with their discussion boards. Reporter Daniel Libit writes:Read more...

Beyond Broadcast: ripples in the pond

It's been a month since Beyond Broadcast, and lots of positive feedback has been filtering in, both from public broadcasters and from cutting-edge makers of media for public knowledge and action.Read more...

Online Video Fair Use Code, soon on YouTube!

When my colleagues and I shaped the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video, we knew it was a solid and reliable document, and also a useful one. Legal superstars such as my co-coordinator Peter Jaszi, and committee members Michael Donaldson, Anthony Falzone, Michael Madison, Pamela Samuelson, Rebecca Tushnet and Jennifer Urban, had worked on it. Read more...

Political Remixers and Fair Use Best Practices

I just had an invigorating talk with amazing New York remix artist Jonathan McIntosh, who is rapidly circulating the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video to fellow artists. (He was in Chicago working with high school kids at Mindy Faber’s Fair Use Remix Institute, who were the first–ever group to put the Code to use. Read more...