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Johanna Blakley

Johanna Blakley is deputy director of the Norman Lear Center, a think tank that studies the convergence of entertainment, commerce and society at the University of Southern California. She also writes a blog on media, entertainment and fashion.

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Cramping our style: Why copyright protection will hurt fashion

If a new bill passes, the fashion industry could at long last get some copyright protection. But Johanna Blakley explains why the industry is better off without it.