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AP Issues IP Poster

AP Issues IP Poster

Can you get in trouble for writing up a newspaper story for use on the radio?
A new poster from AP Broadcast aims to help radio and TV people understand the issues of intellectual property. The cooperative is sending the posters to both members and non-members.
“Top 10 Myths About Rewriting Someone Else’s News Reporting” includes these “myths”: that all news on the Internet is in the public domain; that it’s OK to rewrite someone else’s story for your news; that you can share content with other stations in your group; that copyright protects only “artistic” works; that because you’re using material for “news purposes” it’s automatically OK; that copying seven seconds of audio is a “fair use”; that as long as you credit the source, you’re OK; and that copyright penalties are small and meaningless.
The full list and details are available at the IP Central section of