Tag: photographers’ rights

by Kathy E. Gill

A recent U.S. court decision clarified that media organizations cannot assume that photos shared via Twitter are rights-free, to be used as though they were in the public domain. In the case of Agence France-Presse (AFP) v. Morel, U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan ruled in favor of freelance photographer Daniel Morel. Her judgment: Both AFP […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Digital newspaper circulation increases 63 percent from a year ago (PaidContent) 2. Facebook now encourages users to share organ donor status on their pages (NYT) 3. Ownership of falling-bear photo snapped by student is settled (Poynter) 4. Are apps the […] more »