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‘User-generated content’ and the Irish media.

A short documentary.

Derek Bowler, of Storyful, writes:

RTÉ TV3, 3E, INM, 98FM, Benchwarmers.ie, FYI and many other media organisations and outlets have used User Generated Content in broadcasts, online and across their social media platforms without permissions from the content owners, and without attribution or courtesy to them.

There have also been repeated instances of misattribution and the re-use of unauthorised copies of the original content.

The aim of this piece is highlight the unethical practices of Irish media organisations and how they are knowingly operating outside of both Irish and international copyright law…


Derek Bowler