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These 1924 Copyrighted Works Enter The Public Domain In 2020

These 1924 Copyrighted Works Enter The Public Domain In 2020

For the second year in a row, January 1 brings thousands of classic copyrighted works into the public domain. Under U.S. law, works published any time in 1924 will enter the public domain on January 1, 2020. This includes books, films, artworks, sheet music, and other concrete creative works—but unfortunately…

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Have Entered The Public Domain

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Have Entered The Public Domain

“I’m free! I’m free!”Screenshot: Walt Disney Pictures For the first time in twenty years, as the Atlantic points out, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the U.S. on January 1, 2019. Under the terms of the Sonny Bono Copyright Act, works first published…

I’m Feminist Press Director Jamia Wilson, And This Is How I Work

Jamia Wilson grew up reading books from the Feminist Press, so she’s proud to be the literary publisher’s executive director (the youngest person, and the first woman of colour, to lead the 47-year-old press). When she became director, Wilson was already an outspoken activist and writer whose work had appeared…