China Cracks Down On Internet Content

Over the last month, Chinese regulators have closed celebrity gossip websites, restricted what video people can post and suspended online streaming, all on grounds of inappropriate content. New regulations state that at least two "auditors" will be required to check all audiovisual content posted online to ensure they adhere to "core socialist values." Topics deemed inappropriate include drug addiction and homosexuality.

Source: Reuters

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Guidelines: Navigating Copyright and Fair Use

When are web publishers allowed to use content from other sites and social media? James Breiner, co-director of the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University, summarizes what he learned during an online webinar, "Navigating Copyright and Fair Use Issues in an Open-source World," offered on NewsU by Poynter Institute faculty member Ellyn Angelotti.

Source: IJNet

Posted on: May 29, 2013