Looking for the black and white in an ocean of grey so that we can respect the work of content creators while furthering creativity itself

Pinterest, Copyright & FUD

March 7, 2012

I recently got the following question from a student: One of my fellow faculty members had this on her facebook page. I thought it was very interesting. I know that several faculty members suggest that […]

Why Is Wikipedia Broke Today? SOPA-Protest

January 18, 2012

Here’s a great video that explains the problems with PIPA and SOPA (besides being dumb acronyms): [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/31100268 w=590&h=332] PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. Tell Congress […]

Save the Prize – Cha-Ching Version

October 22, 2009

Part of my class at Full Sail University involves issues of Copyright, Fair Use and Creative Commons. One of the videos I share is about the difficulty a particular video documentarian is having securing the […]

The Creative Commons Solution

July 26, 2009

Part three of my three part media merry-go-round: Creative Commons (Part 1: Copyright; Part 2: Fair-Use; Part 3: Creative Commons). After I’ve scared them to death with the all powerful Copyright, and confused them with […]

Thinking Out Loud About Copyright

June 9, 2009

Thinking a lot about copyright. In my course at Full Sail I cover copyright, Creative Commons, Fair Use and netiquette related to copyright in two one-hour sessions. Well, actually session one was mostly about Creative […]

Roll Over Beethoven and Copy… Right!

May 30, 2009

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2p5augniQA&w=569&h=386] Part of my course at Full Sail is about media issues, you know, stuff like Copyright, Fair Use and Creative Commons. The “M” in our program title (EMDT) is Media and my students, […]

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