What is fair use?
Fair use is a part of copyright law that provides certain limitations on the use of copyrighted materials.
Under fair use, an instructor or researcher is allowed a certain amount of copying (reproduction) without the copyright owner’s permission for such purposes and factors such as but not limited to:
3) News reporting
Four Statutory Factors
To ascertain fair use, there are four statutory factors that should be considered when making a determination:
1) The purpose and character of the use
2) The nature of the original work
3) The amount and substantiality of the portion used as compared to the work as a whole
4) Effect on the protected work's market or value
For a more indepth look into these factors, refer to
A Simple Guide to Fair Use : How to Apply Fair Use to Your Copyright Scenarios
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