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The Biggest Difference Between Plagiarism And Copyright

Plagiarism and copyright seem to have a lot in common, however, when you dig down to the core of what the two are about, they are fundamentally different concepts that just happen to regularly overlap. The post The Biggest Difference Between Plagiarism And Copyright appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Middle Eastern Digital Media Awards winners honored in Dubai

The winners of WAN-IFRA's Middle Eastern Digital Media Awards for 2018 were honoured at the close of the first day of the 13th annual Middle East Conference, which is taking place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina from 28 February through 1 March. Read more...

3 Count: Reconsider Me

Second Circuit issues strong ruling in TVEyes case, Swedish appeals court overturns prison sentences for convicted pirate site operators and RIAA/NMPA ask Appeals Court to reconsider Cox ruling. The post 3 Count: Reconsider Me appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Jurisdiction Distinction

BBC wins dismissal of lawsuit over Bill Cosby documentary, Indiana lawyer survives motion to dismiss in photography case and Michigan bar gets 500 DMCA notices after user goes a bit nuts on BitTorrent. The post 3 Count: Jurisdiction Distinction appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

13th WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference opens in Dubai with a roadmap for the future

In today's fast-changing media landscape we are all looking for a guide to the road that lies ahead, so the 13th annual Middle East Conference, held by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) under the theme “Roadmaps for transformation,” was perhaps its most hotly anticipated to date. Read more...

MoJo insights: 'Thumb engaging' stories and the importance of citizen journalism

Mobile storytelling expert and co-founder of #HashtagOurStories, Yusuf Omar talks about his favourite platforms for mobile journalism, and shares insights into the latest trends and challenges. Spoiler alert: He doesn't mention Snapchat once. Read more...

In Egypt, police arrest two journalists for 'filming without a license'

Washington, D.C., March 2, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Egyptian authorities to release reporter Mai El-Sabagh and cameraman Ahmad Mustafa, of the local news website Raseef22, who were arrested in Alexandria on February 28....

Blog: Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of February 26, 2018

Journalists sentenced An Istanbul court on February 28 sentenced Ahmet Altan, the former chief editor for the shuttered daily Taraf, to five years and 11 months in prison for "insulting the [Turkish] president," and "making propaganda for a [terrorist] organization," the online newspaper Diken reported....

Egypt's top prosecutor orders authorities to monitor media for "fake news"

New York, February 28, 2018--Egyptian authorities should immediately cease their intimidation campaign against independent news outlets, and let journalists report freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Top NYT Editor: ‘We Are Pro-Capitalism, the Times Is in Favor of Capitalism’

New York Times editorial page editor James Bennet—likely the most influential gatekeeper in all of media—told Times staffers in a closed-door meeting last December that the paper of record was “pro-capitalism.”

‘Speechless’ adjusts up: Wednesday final ratings

Final broadcast primetime live + same-day ratings for Wednesday, Feb.…

Singapore draft law aims to censor reporting on terror attacks

Bangkok, February 28, 2018--Draft anti-terrorism legislation under consideration in Singapore would imperil press freedom by banning journalists from covering terror attacks, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

Atlantic Bravely Confronts Twitter Insults, Ignores Threat of Decades in Prison

The issue isn’t “free speech” or the problems with “PC” online culture; it’s simply the pundit class protecting its own.

Critical Moroccan journalist arrested on several charges

Moroccan police on February 23, 2018 arrested Taoufik Bouachrine, a columnist and the publisher of Akhbar al-Youm, at the newspaper's headquarters in Casablanca on charges including human trafficking, sexual assault, rape, prostitution, and harassment, according to his lawyers, outlets, and news reports....

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