PPC News Alerts v. 3 n. 1, January 2017
Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor public policy issues and keep the ARLIS/NA membership informed. The monthly alerts are intended to be conversation starters, help members keep up on public policy issues, and alert members to new developments.
Art, Activism & Social Justice:
- Action Center, Americans for the Arts.
- Baer, Michele Kumi. “Toward an Equitable Cultural Policy in 2017: What Seattle And Nashville Can Teach Other Cities.” The Huffington Post. January 17, 2017.
- Brown, Angela. "Nasty Women: An Exhibition in Queens Takes On Trump." ARTnews. January 18, 2107.
Copyright & Fair Use:
- Electronic Frontier Foundation. "Copyright Week 2017.”
- Simón, Yara. "These Mayan Weavers Could Be Paving the Way For Indigenous Communities to Trademark Their Work." Remezcla. December 13, 2016.
- Donnelly, Grace. "What Trump’s Proposed Spending Cuts Could Mean for the Arts Economy." Fortune. January 19, 2017.
- Greenberger, Alex. ”Report: Trump Administration Planning Budget Cuts That Will Eliminate the NEA, NEH." ARTnews. January 19, 2107.
- Marcos, Cristina. "Arts Groups Gear Up for Fight Over NEA." The Hill. January 19, 2017.
- McGlone, Peggy. “Arts Leaders React to Possible Trump Call for Eliminating Cultural Programs: Not This Again.” The Washington Post. January 19, 2017.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information:
- Cabranes, Jose A. "If Colleges Keep Killing Academic Freedom, Civilization Will Die, Too." The Washington Post. January 10, 2017.
- Dawkins, April. "Resolved: Become an Intellectual Freedom Champion in 2017." Intellectual Freedom Blog. January 7, 2017.
- Neary, Lynn. "Free Speech Advocates, Publishers Wrestle with Questions of Censorship." National Public Radio. January 12, 2017.
- Tam, Pui-Wing. "Daily Report: A New Form of Censorship in App Stores." The New York Times. January 18, 2017.
- Eisgrau, Adam. "Fight for Email Privacy Act Passage Begins Now . . . Again." District Dispatch. January 10, 2017.
- Orcutt, Mike. “New U.K. Surveillance Law Will Have Worldwide Implications.” MIT Technology Review. January 20, 2017.
- Savage, Charlie. "N.S.A. Gets More Latitude to Share Intercepted Communications." The New York Times. January 12, 2017.
Technology and Telecommunications:
- Condliffe, Jamie. “New FCC Chief Likes a Good Mega-Merger—Net Neutrality, Not So Much.” MIT Technology Review. January 24, 2017.
- Kean, Danuta. “Ransomware Attack Paralyses St. Louis Libraries as Hackers Demand Bitcoins.” The Guardian. January 23, 2017.
- “Remarks of Ajit Pai Chairman, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.” Federal Communications Commission. January 24, 2017.
- Wiquist, Will. “Chairman Pai Statement on House Telecom Bills.” Federal Communications Commission. January 24, 2017.
- Fullick, Melonie. "Open Access and Academic Publishing – An Interview with Dr. Martin Paul Eve." University Affairs. January 19, 2017.
- Straumsheim, Carl. "Openness by Default." Inside Higher Ed. January 16, 2017.
Image Rights & Reuse:
- Miller, Greg. "Turning Images of Earth into Abstract Art." National Geographic. January 13, 2017.