The bill goes on to state that possessing and distributing photos that were captured by unlawful drone usage is also an offense, and that unlawful drone usage puts you at risk of civil lawsuits and $1,000 for each photo of a person or property photographed unlawfully.
“Here’s the thing that troubles me: This is a time when, regardless of your decision to publish or not, we need to stand together behind the principle of freedom of expression. I’d hate to see this become divisive.”
That — at least for now — is the resolution to the strange saga of James Risen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who resisted prosecutors’ efforts to compel his cooperation in a leak case to the highest levels of the American justice system
David Cameron says there should be no “means of communication” which “we cannot read” — and no doubt many in his party will agree with him, politically. But if they understood the technology, they would be shocked to their boots.
Most legacy news media organizations said Wednesday that they have no plans to publish or broadcast photos of Charlie Hebdo cartoons portraying the Muslim prophet Mohammed, while many new digital outlets are running the images.
Subtitled “To restore the First Amendment Rights of Photographers.”
A bill introduced by Steve Stockman (Republican from Texas) in the U.S. House of Representatives on January 2nd
French officials immediately raised the country’s terrorism alert to its highest level after the shooting at the newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where staff members and police were among the dead.
“If you took away all the things that the press revealed to begin with in the war on terror, you would know virtually nothing about the history of the last 13 years,” James Risen said
“I saw my husband die before my eyes.”
No one in the Chanko family had given “NY Med” permission to film Mr. Chanko’s treatment at the hospital or to broadcast the moments leading up to his death.
He was arrested on 14 August 2013 while covering the forced dispersal of the protest camp set up in Rabaa Al-Adaweya in support of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi. International watchdog Human Rights Watch said “at least 817 and likely well over 1,000 people were killed” during the dispersal of this camp alone.
We’ve long known the Justice Department’s stance on transparency has been hypocritical and disingenuous. But they’ve really outdone themselves this time.
Greg was inside the Channel 7 studios that are located adjacent to the Lindt cafe when the attack occurred. For more than 16 hours Greg manned multiple cameras recording events. But that wasn’t all. When police marksmen moved in to surround the cafe they realised that Greg’s cameras were perfectly situated to keep eyes on what was going on. Instead of being asked to vacate the position overlooking the cafe the officers requested that Greg stay and assist them. His long lens helped to provide crucial intelligence for the operation – at points he was even asked to point the camera in certain directions by the police command.
Even as President Obama denounces the “enhanced interrogation” employed by the CIA and outlined in a scathing Senate report, his administration continues blocking the release of some 2,100 photographs taken in Iraq and Afghanistan depicting alleged torture.
Sometimes good journalism meant walking away from a story, especially if the alternative was allowing sources and the subjects of those stories to control how it was reported
Spain’s insane new compulsory fee for quoting news stories has shut down Google News there — and will prevent any new news search-engines from emerging to replace it.
The details in the report speak to tensions inside the government over the intelligence community’s dealings with the media. In some cases, the agency authorized the disclosure of classified information to journalists. Yet, in recent years, the government has investigated reporters and officials, including prosecuting a C.I.A. officer for leaking details of the torture program.
“Both Luke Somers and a second non-U.S. citizen hostage were murdered by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorists during the course of the operation,” Hagel said during a visit to Afghanistan.
British photojournalist says hostages were moved by militants days before night time mission in Raqqa on 4 July