Vote for AU Professor Aufderheide for GameChanger
January 26, 2010
Pat Aufderheide, a long time PIJIP colleague and friend, has been nominated as a GameChanger by members of the WeMedia community.
The WeMedia conference is a place where cutting-edge strategies in collaborative and participatory media are featured.
As you may know, Pat and her Center for Social Media, in frequent collaboration with PIJIP, has led a large number of fair use best practices projects that encourage creative professionals to utilize fair use rights to create and expand a "floating" public domain composed of copyrighted work as a critical tool for a vibrant participatory culture.
If Pat receives enough votes, she will be chosen as the keynote speaker at the WeMedia annual conference – which would give an amazing platform for the discussion of the role of fair use in promoting a more vibrant public sphere.
The Center's codes of best practices in fair use, created with PIJIP, and (for the media literacy code) with Temple University's Media Education Lab, have been real gamechangers for the communities of practice that created them with CSM’s help.
You can vote for Pat at http://wemedia.com/awards/2010-community-choice-finalists/