Archive for April, 2012
If you’re interested in new media (and old media) regulation, mark this down in your calendar. The Legal Research Foundation has organised a seminar to discuss the issues arising from the Law Commission’s The News Media meets ‘New Media’ issues paper (which I commented on here).
It’s to be held on 1 May from 12:15 at […]
It seems that pretty much all the discussion about copyright these days is about the new online infringement laws. But I want to talk about another copyright issue that I think poses, on paper anyway, a bigger threat to free speech: the surprisingly narrow reach of our fair dealing defences.
I say “on paper” because copyright […]
Apparently Paul Dacre, editor of the wildly popular but staggeringly awful British tabloid the Daily Mail, likes NZ. This from a very interesting New Yorker article on the paper:
According to one editor, Dacre is enamored with New Zealand: “He thinks it’s like Britain from the nineteen-fifties.”
This looks interesting. Downstage are putting on a play satirising the news and involving the live editing of footage and commentary supplied by the audience. Starts April 13.