Few consumer electronic technologies have been more contentious than Digital Rights Management (DRM). With companies like Apple and AOL offering DRM-free music, will this protection become a thing of the past? And now that movies are becoming easier to download, how is DRM being applied? These issues and more were recently addressed by panel on Digital Rights Management at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
Dr. Pegie Stark, co-director of The Poynter Institute's Eyetrack 2007, recently gave a captivating speech as part of the Center's Innovator's Forum Series. She discussed the
institute's new findings from its landmark study in which more than 600 people from 18 to 60 years old were tested to see how they read the news both online and in print. The study included two tabloid newspapers, two broadsheet newspapers and two news Web sites in four U.S. Read more...
When college kids make mashups of Hollywood movies, are they violating the law? Not necessarily, according to the latest study on copyright and creativity from the Center and American University’s Washington College of Law. Read more...
Pull Focus | Dawn Porter - "I'm Glad They're In My Life"
Director Dawn Porter talks about getting to know her characters for her documentary "Gideon's Army" in the Center for Media & Social Impact's Pull Focus series. Check out the rest of the interview:
Pull Focus | Dawn Porter - From Lawyer To Filmmaker
Pull Focus | Dawn Porter - "There's Never Been a Better Time"