Appeals Court Reinstates First Amendment Claim Against Border Patrol | PDNPulse

Appeals Court Reinstates First Amendment Claim Against Border Patrol | PDNPulse Affirming the right of citizens to photograph law enforcement activities, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reinstated a claim by activists who sued the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) for stopping them from photographing CBP activities and destroying their […]

Journalist Austin Tice has been missing in Syria for six years. Is it still news? – Columbia Journalism Review

Journalist Austin Tice has been missing in Syria for six years. Is it still news? – Columbia Journalism Review To mark the sixth anniversary of Austin’s captivity next Tuesday, the National Press Club is hosting an event with Tice’s parents and representatives from McClatchy and The Washington Post, both of which published Austin’s work from […]

Photographers Beaten and Abducted in Bangladesh Student Protests

Photographers Beaten and Abducted in Bangladesh Student Protests Massive road safety protests in Bangladesh are making headlines around the world due to the violent crackdown being conducted by the government. In addition to students being attacked, photographers are also finding themselves in the crosshairs: some are being beaten in the streets, and one prominent photojournalist […]

Photographer Shahidul Alam, Drik Founder, Seized by Police over his Reporting in Dhaka (Update) | PDNPulse

Photographer Shahidul Alam, Drik Founder, Seized by Police over his Reporting in Dhaka (Update) | PDNPulse A group of plainclothes police forcibly removed photographer Shahidul Alam from his home in Dhaka on Sunday night. An official with the Dhaka Metropolitan Police detective branch later said that Alam, founder of the Pathshala Media Institute school and […]

How a Model Release Turned Her into a Poster Child for…Everything – PhotoShelter Blog

How a Model Release Turned Her into a Poster Child for…Everything – PhotoShelter Blog In many locales, so-called “personality rights” allow individuals to control their “right of publicity” – a legal right that allows an individual to control how their likeness is used commercially. Without seeing the fine print of the model release she signed, […]

The Photo Book That Captured How the Soviet Regime Made the Truth Disappear | The New Yorker

The Photo Book That Captured How the Soviet Regime Made the Truth Disappear | The New Yorker The book is called “The Commissar Vanishes.” The title is, incongruously, literal. Its specific reference is to a photograph, from 1919, of a second-anniversary celebration of the October Revolution. In the picture, Vladimir Lenin stands at the top […]