when media becomes culture: rethinking copyright issues
by DANAH BOYD
Apophenia, publication date: 29 September 2005
[listening to Danah speak now at LITA National Forum 2005]
"But with media saturating our culture, how do we express ourselves devoid of references to copyrighted material? Why can't a kid wear a hand-made iPod costume for Halloween? Why can't i tell my story through the songs that i've listened to over the years? Media is the building block of storytelling and it has become so essential to what we do"