YPC Weekly Newsletter

2013


PRINT MEDIA ARE CONCERNED WITH THEIR COPYRIGHT VIOLATIONS

On May 21, chief editors of more than ten print media delivered a statement to express their concern on the increasing cases of copyright violations in the Internet. The authors of the statement stressed that the print media information instantly appear on the Web often without any due reference and note about the initial source. At the same time, the chief editors mentioned that this practice is not only misleading the readers, but also infringes upon the copyright of journalists and media, as well as entails financial losses for the press. To solve this issue, the newspapers’ heads suggested the online media, which make use of their product, conclude respective agreements with them (as cited in the website of “Azg” daily, May 22, 2013).