Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Music and media
The M3, Miami Music Media Summit is happening this week, and is being pointed to around the blogosphere for the appearance (among others) later this week of Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University professor, originator of Creative Commons, and author of Free Culture; How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity and other books. The purpose of the summit, at the Raleigh on Miami Beach:
...discussions on pertinent topics facing leaders in the music industry and related fields, including copyright issues, third-party licensing, and futuristic methods for marketing and distributing creative content.
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to