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Using Media Responsibly - Chapter Summary
Our instructors have developed engaging lessons you can study at your own pace to get reacquainted with ways to use media responsibly. Lessons take a close look at intellectual property, fair use and much more. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to:
- Define and share examples of rules governing the media
- Discuss copyright and fair use implications for public speaking
- Explain issues and concerns of intellectual property and open source software
- List and describe ways to stay safe on social media
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1. Rules Governing the Media: Definition & Examples
The First Amendment guarantees freedom of the press, but the government still regulates the media in many ways. This lesson examines the laws, rules and regulations that govern various media outlets.
2. Copyright and Fair Use: Implications for Public Speaking
Many people like to add images or quotes to help make their PowerPoint slides stronger. But what happens if the piece you want isn't yours? Watch this lesson for information on copyright issues for public speaking.
3. Intellectual Property and Open Source Software: Issues and Concerns
One of the defining issues of the Internet era is intellectual property rights. The Internet has made it easy to access digital media and illegally copy it. This lesson will discuss intellectual property including protections through copyrights, trademarks and patents. We will also explore the open source movement and the growing trend toward free, unprotected software.
4. How to Stay Safe on Social Media
Many of us love to go onto social media websites to connect and enjoy each other's life experiences. While this is usually harmless, there are some tips to follow to avoid falling prey to those that seek to harm you through social media. We will look at how to stay safe on social media in this lesson.
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