Copyright, social media and why I don’t use Twitpic.

Can I use your copy socially? A non-definitive or legally binding post with a Creative Commons Licence.... Copyright is an area of law that affects everyone involved in media, marketing and PR. And don't think it doesn't. In recent weeks there have been a flurry of stories about media outlets using bloggers copy and photographs... Continue Reading →

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Back to the wireless

There was a key announcement yesterday that I don't think received the coverage or comment it deserved. No, it wasn't the latest iPhone 4. It was the latest funding round secured and completed by UK-based AudioBoo, the company behind the web and mobile audio platform. I only picked up on the financial announcement late yesterday... Continue Reading →

We have the co-ordinates

FT.com is reportedly about to team up with geolocation/social media site, FourSquare, to target and pull new readers over its paywall. The innovative move will see the online channel of the FT, which is one of the only major media outlets to successfully harness a paywall to date, offering free access to a few lucky FourSquare users who... Continue Reading →

Paid for content – is it compelling?

Newspaper proprietors and publishers are looking for any way to commercialize their online channels - and paid for content is one avenue they are actively pursuing. As I write this post, Rupert Murdoch is said to be in discussions with Microsoft about how his News Corporation and News International companies can work with Microsoft to... Continue Reading →

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