The Center for Social Media is thrilled to announce that CSM Director Pat Aufderheide will be honored by Women in Film and Video at the October 13 Annual Women of Vision Awards. Aufderheide was nominated for her leadership in the highly influential work of copyright and fair use. Thanks to her academic research, best practices in fair use have become a new concept in adacemic discourse and changed creative industry practice. Read more...
The Innovate/Activate unconference held September 24-25 brought together legal scholars, university activists and even a registered lobbyist (public interest lawyer Jonathan Band) to discuss efforts to make policy on intellectual property more user-friendly. Read more...
Check out our newest video, "Fair Use Is A Right," created by AU Alum Kristian Perry and featuring the Dramatic Chipmunk! Share this with your friends on Facebook and Twitter and spread the word about fair use!
Join the Center for Social Media at Innovate / Activate, a two-day unconference for IP practitioners and activists to share ideas and experiences to transform the landscape of activism, presented by the Institute for Information Law & Policy at New York Law School.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"