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Inspiring Action Through Film: David Holbrooke on Media That Matters

David HolbrookeAs we count down the days until Media That Matters 2014, check the CMSI blog to learn more about our #MTMDC panelists and why they engage with media that matters. 

Filmmaker and Mountainfilm in Telluride Festival Director David Holbrooke will be speaking at Media That Matters 2014 in Festival Matters. Here is his story. Read more...

The Whole Thing: Big Fair Use Win for Journalists in Swatch Case

Scales of JusticeJournalists won big in a court case settled Jan. 27, affirming journalists’ fair use right to repurpose 100% of unauthorized copyrighted content, in some cases, because it serves the public good. Read more...

Visual Arts Professionals and Fair Use: Self-censorship and the Missing Future

CAA logoThe visual arts communities of practice—artists, scholars, teachers, museum professionals, and more—share a common problem: confusion and misunderstanding of the nature of copyright law and the availability of fair use, according to a report by American University and issued b Read more...

Combining Art and Technology: Daniel Burwen on Media That Matters

Daniel BurwenAs we count down the days until Media That Matters 2014, check the CMSI blog to learn more about our #MTMDC panelists and why they engage with media that matters. 

Daniel Burwen, Creative Director at Cognito Comics, will be speaking at Media That Matters 2014 on the panel Image Matters: Graphic Ways to Visualize policy, history, news and more. Here is his story.  Read more...

Class Dismissed: Engaging Dropouts and Communities on Public Media

American GraduateWhen the Corporation for Public Broadcasting threw down the American Graduate challenge, Catherine Stifter and friends in California’s Central Valley took it on, and learned 5 key lessons in how to produce engaging public media. Read more...