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Katherine Brooks

Shepard Fairey Sentenced To Two Years Probation | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Artist Shepard Fairey was sentenced to two years probation in a U.S. District Court in Manhattan Friday. Known for the "HOPE" posters he created d...

Question Everything: Shepard Fairey on His Influences, His Legal Battle with AP, and Being a Sellout

Adriana Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adriana Dunn

Fairey characterizes his work as reactionary, and defends the Hope image as the right move at the time. "Having McCain as president would have been horrible," he said.

How (and Why) to Replace the AP

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

What we need is an infrastructure for a content marketplace online that rewards the creators of original reporting by exploiting the essential nature of how the Internet operates, that is, the link.

Fairey v. AP v. Garcia v. Fairey: "Hope" Poster Photographer Asks, "What About Me?"

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Melber

I still think the "Hope" poster constitutes fair use. But if anyone can convince a court otherwise, it's photographer Mannie Garcia's formidable legal team.

How Print News Will Survive on the Internet

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

It doesn't matter what you were taught in journalism school, relevance on the Internet is demonstrated by disclosing who you are, what you think, and why.

The Debate Over Online News: It's the Consumer, Stupid

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

For me, the key question is whether those of us working in the media embrace and adapt to the radical changes brought about by the Internet or pretend that we can somehow hop into a journalistic Way Back Machine and return to a past that no longer exists.

Hypocrisy And Bad Faith In The AP's Countersuit Against Shepard Fairey

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Melber

An AP victory in this case would undermine artistic freedom. And it would, to paraphrase Lawrence Lessig, effectively outlaw a legitimate form of art.

The AP Has No Case Against Shepard Fairey

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Melber

Why is the AP acting like it has a case? Because juries are unpredictable, copyright law is confusing and defending a lawsuit is extremely expensive.

Jeff Jarvis: AP Dispute "The Millennial Clash Of Media Models"

Guardian | Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Associated Press didn't know what it stepped in when it sent a lawyer's letter to the blog Drudge Retort (a Drudge Report parody) demanding that i...

Associated Press vs. Bloggers: Fair Use Fight Escalates

Wired | John C Abell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The AP probably had no idea it would create such a firestorm in the blogging community by telling the (aptly named) Drudge Retort to remove seven head...

Associated Press Plans To Crack Down On Bloggers

New York Times | Saul Hansell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Associated Press, one of the nation's largest news organizations, said that it will, for the first time, attempt to define clear standards as to h...