Defining "fair use" in journalism


Everybody knows there's a "fair use" exception in U.S. copyright law, but how many people know how to apply it? The solution, media lawyer Jonathan Peters writes for PBS Mediashift is a new report from American University: "The report identifies seven principles that represent the shared opinion of journalists in evaluating what is 'fair' in their field, and each principle correlates with a situation commonly encountered by journalists."

October 2, 2015


jkiefer's picture

Link to the report from American U. doesn't work for me.

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