Category: BCM 113
The Implications of the Christchurch Mosque Shootings for Journalism.
BCM 113 – Task 2 Social media is a platform that is used for a multitude of reasons. From connecting to family and friends and sharing moments, the use of the internet is a key way to connect with others in today’s society. But what happens when it is used to spread race-hate and exhibit…
Is there a right to copy?
BCM 113 Task 1 When reporting on stories or producing content in any manner, it’s imperative that practitioners are aware of the laws and matters that surround copyright & plagiarism. Copyright and plagiarism laws are important to all content producers as they ensure that their work is legally viewed as their own intellectual property. Without…
Case Study – YouTube v. Viacom
What was this lawsuit about? In 2006, Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion (Ellingsen, 2014). YouTube, accused of illegally streaming and broadcasting 79, 000 copyrighted videos, was sued in 2007 by Viacom. Viacom, a leading producer in entertainment, had several allies against YouTube, including but not limited to Time Warner Inc and General Electric Co…