Patricia Aufderheide

American University - School of Communication

University Professor

4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

http://cmsimpact.org

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Copyright, Free Speech, and the Public's Right to Know: How Journalists Think About Fair Use

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Aug 2012
Patricia Aufderheide, Peter A. Jaszi, Katie Bieze and Jan Boyles
American University - School of Communication, American University - Washington College of Law, Center for Social Media and American University
Downloads 934 (46,690)
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Copyright, fair use, journalism, public sphere, First Amendment, freedom of expression, news

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Expanding the Debate about Content Moderation: Scholarly Research Agendas for the Coming Policy Debates

Gillespie, T. & Aufderheide, P. & Carmi, E. & Gerrard, Y. & Gorwa, R. & Matamoros-Fernández, A. & Roberts, S. T. & Sinnreich, A. & Myers West, S. (2020). Expanding the debate about content moderation: scholarly research agendas for the coming policy debates. Internet Policy Review, 9(4). DOI: 10.147
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jun 2023
Cornell University - Department of CommunicationMicrosoft Research, New England, American University - School of Communication, University of Liverpool, University of Sheffield, University of Oxford - University of Oxford, Department of Politics and International Relations, Students, Queensland University of Technology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), American University - School of Communication and New York University (NYU)
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Documentarians, Fair Use and Free Expression: Changes in Copyright Attitudes and Actions with Access to Best Practices

Communication, Information and Society, Published online before print May 2015, 1-10. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2015.1050050
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 May 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Patricia Aufderheide and Aram Sinnreich
American University - School of Communication and American University
Downloads 511 (102,306)

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copyright, film, documentary, fair use, intellectual property, creativity

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Expanding the Debate About Content Moderation

Forthcoming, Internet Policy Review
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jul 2020
Tarleton Gillespie and Patricia Aufderheide
Cornell University - Department of CommunicationMicrosoft Research, New England and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 443 (121,333)

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social media, Internet platforms, content moderation, censorship, democracy, regulation

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Perceived Ethical Conflicts in U.S. Documentary Filmmaking: A Field Report

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 335 (166,120)
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Documentary Film, Ethics

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The DMCA, Database Protection, and Right to Repair: The Long Tail of Public Interest Activism in the First Digital Copyright Decade

Information & Culture, 56 (1). (2021) DOI: 10.7560/IC56103., TPRC48: The 48th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Bryan Bello and Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 293 (191,484)

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copyright policy, Internet policy, coalitions, lobbying, Internet history

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Mainstream Documentary Film Since 1999

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 252 (222,910)
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Documentary, public affairs, personal documentary, theatrical documentary, investigative documentary, cinema verite, auteur, television, cable TV

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Communication Scholars and Fair Use: The Case for Discipline-Wide Education and Institutional Reform

International Journal of Communication, 9, 2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Aram Sinnreich and Patricia Aufderheide
American University and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 223 (250,875)
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copyright, academia, fair use, freedom of expression, research

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Conversations About Impact in Documentary: Beyond Fear and Loathing

CineAction, 97:2016
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 217 (257,394)

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documentary, film, big data, impact, evaluation

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Interactive Documentaries: Navigation and Design

Journal of Film and Video, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2015
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 206 (270,119)

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documentary, interactive, digital, navigation, experimental, narrative, film

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Can This Platform Survive? Governance Challenges for the Fediverse

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Nov 2023
Thomas Struett, Aram Sinnreich, Patricia Aufderheide and Rob Gehl
American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication and York University
Downloads 166 (327,263)

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federated social media, platform governance, social media, mastodon, alternative social media

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Cracking the Copyright Dilemma in Software Preservation: Protecting Digital Culture Through Fair Use Consensus

Butler, B., Aufderheide, P., Jaszi, P., and Cox, K., "Cracking the Copyright Dilemma in Software Preservation: Protecting Digital Culture Through Fair Use Consensus," Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2019
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2019
University of Virginia Library, American University - School of Communication, American University - Washington College of Law and Notre Dame Law SchoolAssociation of Research Libraries
Downloads 154 (348,735)

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software preservation, software, copyright, fair use, best practices 

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The Impact of Copyright Permissions Culture on the U.S. Visual Arts Community: The Consequences of Fear of Fair Use

New Media & Society, Online First, March 10, 2015
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Patricia Aufderheide, Tijana Milosevic and Bryan Bello
American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 133 (391,880)
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Copyright, fair use, visual arts, digital humanities, online censorship, publishing, museums, scholarship, artists, archives

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Norms-Shifting on Copyright and Fair Use in the Visual Arts Community

Forthcoming, Visual Arts Review, Winter 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 May 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
American University - School of Communication, American University, School of Communication, American University and Independent
Downloads 116 (434,612)

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Fair Use, Copyright, Permissions, Best Practices, Teaching, Visual Arts

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Copyright in the Participatory and Online Video Environment

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jul 2012
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 88 (525,144)
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copyright, online video, remixes, mashups, piracy, creativity, exceptions and limitations

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Ethical Challenges for Documentarians in a User-Centric Environment

Forthcoming in: New Documentary Ecologies, Palgrave
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 79 (560,423)

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documentary, film, ethics, transmedia, interactive, digital

Performative Media Policy: Section 230’s Evolution From Regulatory Statute to Loyalty Oath

Communication Law & Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Oct 2022
Aram Sinnreich, Mariana Sanchez Santos, Neil Perry and Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication, American University, American University SOC and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 48 (735,364)

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section 230, communications act, platform regulation, messaging bills

Performative Media Policy: Section 230’s Evolution From Regulatory Statute to Loyalty Oath

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 May 2022
Aram Sinnreich, Mariana Sanchez Santos, Neil Perry and Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication, American University, American University SOC and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 29 (884,965)

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internet governance, telecom policy, Section 230, messaging bills, news framing

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Calculating the Consequences of Narrow Australian Copyright Exceptions: Measurable, Hidden and Incalculable Costs to Creators

Aufderheide, P., Pappalardo, K., Suzor, N., Stevens, J. Calculating the consequences of narrow Australian copyright exceptions: Measurable, hidden and incalculable costs to creators. Poetics, June 28, 2018. doi/10.1016/j.poetic.2018.05.005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Patricia Aufderheide, Kylie Pappalardo, Nicolas Suzor and Jessica Stevens
American University - School of Communication, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law and Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law
Downloads 75 (577,266)
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copyright, creators, exceptions, fair use, fair dealing, arts policy, policy, national identity, national culture

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The Copyright Claims Board: Good News or Bad News for Communication Scholars?

Aufderheide, P. & Sinnreich, A. (2022). The Copyright Claims Board: Good News or Bad News for Communication Scholars? International Journal of Communication.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Nov 2022
Patricia Aufderheide and Aram Sinnreich
American University - School of Communication and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 74 (581,680)

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copyright, communication, scholarship, fair use, Copyright Claims Board, right to research, freedom of expression

Community Media in a Pandemic: Facilitating Local Communication, Collective Resilience and Transitions to Virtual Public Life in the U.S.

Javnost - The Public Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture, TPRC49: The 49th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Aug 2021
Antoine Haywood, Patricia Aufderheide and Mariana Sanchez Santos
University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication, American University - School of Communication and American University
Downloads 35 (832,810)

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community media, PEG access, public life, communication infrastructure

Community Media in A Pandemic: Facilitating Local Communication, Collective Resilience and Transitions to Virtual Public Life in the U.S.

Antoine Haywood, Patricia Aufderheide & Mariana Sánchez Santos (2021) Community Media in A Pandemic: Facilitating Local Communication, Collective Resilience and Transitions to Virtual Public Life in the U.S., Javnost - The Public, DOI: 10.1080/13183222.2021.1969617
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
Antoine Haywood, Patricia Aufderheide and Mariana Sanchez Santos
University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication, American University - School of Communication and American University
Downloads 34 (841,316)

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community media, peg access, public life, communications infrastructure

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Expanding the Utility of Fair Use in Copyright: The Best Practices Model

Amsterdam Law Forum, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 68 (609,012)

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Your Country, My Country: How Films About the Iraq War Construct Publics

Framework 48:2 (Fall 2007), pp. 56-65.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 51 (699,956)

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documentary, film, public media, publics, public, war, Iraq, advocacy

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Higher Education in the International Digital Economy: Effects of Conflicting Copyright Regimes on Cross-Border Teaching

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Aug 2023
Patricia Aufderheide, Juliya Ziskina and Kimberly Anastácio
American University - School of Communication, affiliation not provided to SSRN and American University
Downloads 47 (725,198)

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Higher education, copyright, exceptions and limitations, teaching

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The Chilling Effects of Obstacles to Accessing, Using, and Sharing In-copyright Data for Quantitative Research

Information & Culture, 2024
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Jan 2024
Patricia Aufderheide, Brandon Butler and Kimberly Anastácio
American University - School of Communication, University of Virginia Library and American University
Downloads 45 (738,136)

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copyright, fair use, quantitative research, datamining

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Access Shrugged:The Decline of the Copyleft and the Rise of Utilitarian Openness

Sinnreich, A., Aufderheide, P., Clifford, M., & Shahin, S. (2021). Access shrugged: The decline of the copyleft and the rise of utilitarian openness. New Media & Society, 23(12), 3466–3490. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444820957304
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Aram Sinnreich, Patricia Aufderheide, Maggie Clifford and Saif Shahin
American University, American University - School of Communication, American University and American University
Downloads 43 (751,713)
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copyright, copyleft, open access, access, remix, mashups, memes, fair use, creative commons

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Diversity on U.S. Public and Commercial TV, in Authorial and Executive-Produced Social-Issue Documentaries

Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 03 July 2018, Vol.62(3), pp.495-513
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2019
Caty Chattoo, Patricia Aufderheide, Kenneth Merrill and Modupeola Oyebolu
American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication and American University - School of Communication
Downloads 43 (751,713)
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Television, Public Television, Cable Television, Documentary, Minorities, Diversity, Women, TV Series

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Documentary Filmmaking and U.S. Public TV’s Independent Television Service, 1989-2017

Journal of Film and Video 71: 4, 3-14, Winter 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
Downloads 40 (773,142)

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Public Television, Documentary, ITVS, Cultural Production

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Julia Reichert and the Work of Telling Working-Class Stories

Film Quarterly, Winter 2019, 73: 2, 9-22
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
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documentary, feminism, working class, labor, film

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Access Shrugged: The Decline of the Copyleft and the Rise of Utilitarian Openness

Sinnreich, A., Aufderheide, P., Clifford, M., & Shahin, S. (2020). Access shrugged: The decline of the copyleft and the rise of utilitarian openness. New Media & Society. DOI: 10.1177/1461444820957304
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Nov 2022
Aram Sinnreich, Patricia Aufderheide, Maggie Clifford and Saif Shahin
American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication, American University and American University
Downloads 32 (834,391)

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Copyleft, copyright, creative commons, digital media, fair use, law and society, open license, open source, remix, search trends

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Understanding the Industry/State Interface in Creative Industries Studies: Articulating Normative Values Informing Media Industries Research

Media International Australia, OnlineFirst, October 7, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1177/1329878X211043904
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Oct 2021
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
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media industries, cultural studies, communication studies, right wing, left wing, normative values

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Creative Action under Two Copyright Regimes: Filmmaking and Visual Arts in Australia and the U.S.

Sinnreich, A., Aufderheide, P. & Newman, D. (2020). Creative action under two copyright regimes: Filmmaking and visual arts in Australia and the U.S. Communication, Culture & Critique, 13(3), 384–401.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Nov 2022
Aram Sinnreich, Patricia Aufderheide and Donte Newman
American University - School of Communication, American University - School of Communication and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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creativity; law; film; visual arts; copyright; fair use; fair dealing

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Review of 'The Right to Play Oneself - Looking Back on Documentary Film'

Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication

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Documentary Film, filmmaking, film criticism, left-wing film, GLBTA, queer studies

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 7
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(Review) True South: Henry Hampton and Eyes on the Prize, the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement by Jon Else

"True South: Review", Cineaste (Spring 2017), pp. 73-4.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2021
Patricia Aufderheide
American University - School of Communication
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Documentary, Public Television, Civil Rights, History