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Mapping Global News: The end of "foreign" bureaus?

One of the signature roles that public media projects can play is to compensate for cuts in international news coverage by commercial journalism outlets. As noted on the Beyond Broadcast site, PRI President and CEO Aliza Miller uses maps to effectively demonstrate the paucity of global coverage in TV news:Read more...

Find your place on the map at Beyond Broadcast 2008

With less than a week to go before the 2008 Beyond Broadcast conference, we’re looking forward to a fantastic line-up of public media leaders and innovators, offering the chance to learn about the latest emerging practices and technologies in media for public knowledge and action.Read more...

CSM at the NCMR

If you're in Minneapolis--or following the National Conference for Media Reform online--don't miss us!

This afternoon, CSM Projects Coordinator Alison Hanold will be discussing Recut, Reframe, Recycle as part of a panel called "Copyright Wars: Will Filtering Censor Free Speech and Kill Net Neutrality?"Read more...

The Rise and Fall of the Public Service Publisher

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Major Victory for Fair Use!

In a recent ruling, judge Sidney Stein stated that the filmmakers of Expelled, a film supporting intelligent design, were likely to win a Fair Use claim if Yoko Ono persued her suit against them. The filmmakers used a 15 second clip of John Lennon's song "Imagine" to make a statement on religion in our culture--read the Wall Street Journal's Law Blog entry on the subject: http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/06/02/yoko-onos-injunction-request-denied-...
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