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2010 Women of Vision Awards

The Centerwomen of vision award logo 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.

IP Activists at NYLS

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...

Chipmunk Tackles Fair Use Rights

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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!

Innovate / Activate September 24-25, 2010 at New York Law School

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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...

Society for Cinema and Media Studies' Statement of Fair Use Best Practices for Media Studies Publishing

This code of best practices in scholarly publishing was created by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies to serve scholars in film and media studies.


Go to: Best Practices for Media Studies Publishing (PDF)