Intellectual Property and Digital Media

April 22, 2009 - 5:10pm

Mary Hodder & Spencer Weisbroth

Mary Hodder and Spencer Weisbroth will talk about the challenges faced by journalists as they create, reuse and publish materials for the Web. Specifically, Hoddern will discuss copyright issues that come up in the distribution and creation of digital media. How do various people think about online copyright issues? How do publishers deal with these points of view? What is Creative Commons and how can it be used in media creation and publishing? What is fair use? And how can producers of news navigate these issues in the production of media? Weisbroth will offer his legal expertise on the issues.