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19th-Jun-2014 07:10 pm - OTW Fannews: Fandom Creations
Kiri OTW Communications Staffer
fandom creations
Meta has a history and fanart & fanfic are collaborating — fandom creativity is spreading http://bit.ly/1pnrtsr
18th-Jun-2014 01:05 pm - Sherlock Free after Appeal!
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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Sherlock Holmes & John Watson are in the public domain after an appeal - OTW Legal explains: http://bit.ly/1qe0JtM
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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TWC issue no. 16 on fan objects & object-oriented fandom is out! Articles explore fan films, the EMP museum, cosplay, vidding & more: http://bit.ly/1yemRc6
16th-Jun-2014 01:50 pm - Join the OTW at LonCon or Nine Worlds
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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Will you be at LonCon or Nine Worlds this year? If so, we'd like you to come meet up with the OTW & we could also use your help! Find out more: http://bit.ly/1iBUUB6
15th-Jun-2014 11:17 am - OTW Fannews: Uncomfortable Topics
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair


Fandom can't avoid uncomfortable topics but instead is part of the dialogue and process: http://bit.ly/1kWbIaG
10th-Jun-2014 11:39 am - OTW Fannews: Fandom Legal Topics
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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Commercializing fanfic can be a rocky road & a fear of legal challenges can still hamper fair use works: http://bit.ly/1lkOgn2
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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Fannish language is in the dictionary & fanfic also shows up in every country & creative endeavor: http://bit.ly/1lggu2c
6th-Jun-2014 11:05 am - OTW Board to Hold Public Meetings
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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The OTW Board will be holding public board meetings & has also begun weekly "office hours" for informal Q&As: http://bit.ly/1k0mlE4
5th-Jun-2014 12:16 pm - May 2014 Newsletter, Volume 80
Claudia OTW Communications Co-Chair
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Legal protests a trademark request on the word fandom, Tag Wrangling's happy at work & Open Doors has new requests post-Yuletide: http://bit.ly/1nm5Hnp
4th-Jun-2014 07:37 pm - OTW Fannews: Fannish Histories
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fannish histories
Fannish histories can be personal or documented for a whole fandom- which of these is like yours? http://bit.ly/1pRAN6H
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