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Reclaiming Fair Use: How To Put Balance Back In Copyright

Out Now: Reclaiming Fair Use  -- a book that empowers creators of all kinds. Profs. Patricia Aufderheide, director of the Center for Social Media, and Peter Jaszi, Professor of Law in the Washington College of Law at American University, urge a robust embrace  of a principle long-embedded in copyright law, but too often poorly understood—fair use.


Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

Out Now: Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction. In this concise, crisply written guide, Center Director Patricia Aufderheide takes readers along the diverse paths of documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers and scholars about the best ways to represent reality and to tell the truths worth telling.


Beyond the Echo Chamber: Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media

Beyond the Echo Chamber

In Beyond the Echo Chamber, media experts Jessica Clark and Tracy Van Slyke tell the story of the recent rise of progressive media and lay out a clear, hard-hitting theory of ongoing impact. A vital strategic guide based on years of research and extensive interviews with key media players and new media experts, Beyond the Echo Chamber will change the national conversation about progressive media and the future of journalism itself.