So for my final blog about broadcast I thought it would be interesting to look at the history of broadcast standards, and how they have affected the broadcast medium as a whole, and, in particular, journalism.
We live in a digital world – and even the greatest film directors are entering. When reading about Sofia Coppola’s film “The Bling Ring’ premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, I pondered why reviews kept remembering to mention she had filmed in digital. Why is that such a big revelation? Turns out, it’s offending some big time film makers.
“Copyright laws are turning kids into criminals”.
This claim is made by Lawrence Lessig, a Stanford law professor and an advocate of Creative Commons.
His argument is simple: Generation-Y is not going to change, so the laws will have to: