Copyright and Creativity

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Copyright law can be confusing for the average media consumer. It’s even thornier for artists – like the pop star Beyonce, whose new music video is under fire for some familiar-looking dance moves. Today, we delve into the world of fair use – or, the doctrine that allows limited use of copyrighted material that you don’t own. Plus, director Peter Sellars tells us about a new musical based on Shakespeare's heroine Desdemona - and we hear a live performance.