Welcome to the world of Big Copyright: Paul McDonald looks at the new regime of national, regional and global industry alliances policing intellectual property in screen media.
Chuck Tryon discusses Jeff Ulin’s latest book on media distribution, focusing on temporal and spatial considerations in a global, digital marketplace.
Whatever you’ve been doing on the internet in the last few weeks, chances are you ran across something about SOPA. And for good reason—SOPA might just be the most dangerous internet legislation the US government has ever considered.
Superman is the myth attracting the audience and the property that Time Warner values. But this value diminishes if his story is not told enough, so the trick is to render him inexhaustible, allowing him to be consumed without dying.
The ACTA retreat is indicative of a larger crisis in how media policy works today. Specifically: we have no idea how media policy works today.
Ten (or more) media industry stories you might have missed recently.
The beta version of Copyright Watch was launched recently. The site gives users an overview of national copyright law in various countries across the globe. Each entry on Copyright Watch gives a brief overview of the geographic location and borders…