Hi Andy, I replied to your tweet from our account - it's @wikimediauk, not
On 4 August 2017 at 17:17, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> Sorry, I misread that.
> Valentine Low wrote in the Times; Januszczak supported on Twitter
> On 4 August 2017 at 22:15, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> > Waldemar Januszczak, writing in the Times (ironically, paywalled!) says:
> > "Some of Britain’s leading art galleries have been accused of killing
> > scholarship by introducing fees for the reproduction of images of
> > works in their collections.
> > "Tate has led the way in imposing “crippling fees” on journals,
> > according to The British Art Journal.
> > "The charges could amount to thousands of pounds for small-circulation
> > publications to illustrate scholarly articles, the journal said,
> > describing it as “a licence to print money, a licence to kill
> > scholarship”."
> > https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/british-museum-
> > and he has tweeted:
> > " I call upon the Tate and others to end this scholarship-bashing.
> > You're supposed to be on the side of civilisation!"
> > https://twitter.com/JANUSZCZAK/status/893390807331373056
> > While this may also apply to in-copyright works, this clearly relevant
> > to our recent discussions about what is known as "copyfraud".
> > I've replied, suggesting he contact WMUK with a view to collaborating.
> > Maybe someone at WMUK can follow that up?
> > --
> > Andy Mabbett
> > @pigsonthewing
> > http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
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