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The easy availability of information on the Internet may lead to the commoditization of content. However, if content is free or low cost, it may be difficult for those who produce it (like journalists) to earn a living. Economists and other scholars examine this tension and suggest various solutions.

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Video is now available of Dunja Mijatovic’s talk at George Washington University Law’s inaugural speaker series on Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights.
Dunja Mijatovic, an expert in media law and regulation, spoke early this week at George Washington University Law’s inaugural speaker series on Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights. Ms. Mijatovic, a representative on Freedom of the Media for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, stressed that an important global issue of the moment is having an open Internet.
Follow the #Techrights Twitter Discussion on Media Law and Regulation on Monday, October 3rd. This is the first in a speaker series on Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights hosted by George Washington University Law.
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Opinion: The Law That Shaped the Internet Presents a Question for Elon Musk

[Twitter] can turn the content moderation up and please liberals or turn it down and please conservatives and libertarians, but “there’s no place on that slider that will make all the partisans happy.” — Eric Goldman, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University

Eric Goldman
The New York Times
April 15, 2022

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Media as Data Extraction: Towards a New Map of a Transformed Communications Field

Increasingly, media narratives are associated with consumer data collection. Media is becoming more closely linked to economic transactions and structures.

By: Joseph Turow, Nick Couldry