Copy a big no no
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 10/22/2010 at 10:54PM
Comments | Region: India
As professional journalists, we should know how to use the Internet. We should have knowledge that online research is an art and we must do it properly.Small or mid sized newspapers or magazines who have not afford to buy news from news agencies and other sources should not use copy righted materials.After all,plagiarism is not acceptable. They should use (download) royalty free photographs from specialized websites.Similarly,they should only publish permissible articles.They must know that they can only use subscription based archival materials. Always remember that we can not or should not use copy righted materials. After all,plagiarism is not acceptable. For this purpose,they can use meta search or extreme engines rather than google or other popular search engines.There is a misconception that we can use any information from the Internet. We should also follow the guidelines provided by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).