“Creativity, Copyright, and Fair Use.” YouTube, Common Sense Media, 4 Sept. 2020, youtu.be/xvZHNwBHirQ.
Copyright is a legal set of rights that is designed to protect the intellectual property of content creators (e.g. authors, artists, musicians, programmers) for works that exist in a fixed, tangible medium of expression. In other words, copyright protects the things that people create. Copyright law is codified in Title 17 of the U.S. Code (per the Copyright Act of 1976) and applies to all original works created under the jurisdiction of U.S. law.
Works of "authorship" under copyright law include:
“What Is Copyright?” Rochester Institute of Technology, www.rit.edu/twc/academicintegrity/what-is-copyright.