10/20/2015 - 10:50am
Copyright: Part 4 of 2
OK, week four of copyright. Let’s get right down to it.
The Copyright Act of 1976 did more than just extend Disney’s protections for a couple decades. It also established the terms of what would be considered “Fair Use,...
10/20/2015 - 10:49am
Positive steps to keep Iowans safe
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Anything we can do to ensure the safety of all kids is welcome.
This includes Gov. Terry Branstad’s recently established office for bullying preventionat the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for...
10/20/2015 - 10:48am
“In a cornfield each tiny seed sprouts into a fragile seedling, subject to the calamities of weather and insects and disease. It struggles on its own to survive without any knowledge of the neighboring plants. But without its neighbors it wouldn't survive. It would grow tall, blow over and...
10/13/2015 - 11:02am
A fresh start to fall
The past two weeks have provided some great weather to usher in the fall season. Harvest is in full swing, dust is flying and we’re powering through another busy month.
This time of the year is always a welcomed period for rural communities like ours. Fields are a...
10/13/2015 - 11:01am
Denial In Action
Welcome to part three of my two-part series on copyright.
Last week I went over how copyright extensions seem to get extended every time it seems like the copyright on Mickey Mouse is about to expire, but protecting a copyright means more than just lobbying Congress.