Justin Beiber Wants Stronger Anti-Paparazzi Law After Photographer's Death

Justin Beiber today called for new legislation after the death of a photographer who was hit by a car after crossing a busy highway on foot to photograph the star's Ferrari last night.

"Humaidan, who has won several international awards in photojournalism, is believed to have been targeted for his images of Bahraini protesters. But he’s also the latest case in what has become a relentless power struggle between Bahrain’s regime and the country’s opposition. "

California Anti-Paparazzi Law Fails First Court Challenge | PDNPulse

A California law meant to impose special penalties on the paparazzi for reckless driving has  been declared unconstitutional by a Los Angeles County superior court judge, according to several news reports. Judge Thomas Rubinson said the law was too broad

Judge Thomas Rubinson said the law was too broad when prosecutors invoked it against photographer Paul Raef. The paparazzo was charged with reckless driving last July after a high-speed chase of pop star Justin Bieber’s car.

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Creepshots and revenge porn: how paparazzi culture affects women

The row over topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge continues. But Kate is not alone. Young women everywhere – famous and non-famous – are increasingly becoming victims of voyeurism in our internet age

The row over topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge continues. But Kate is not alone. Young women everywhere – famous and non-famous – are increasingly becoming victims of voyeurism in our internet age

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Alec Baldwin -- EXPLODES on Another Photog

Alec Baldwin got physical with ANOTHER photog in New York City moments ago ... verbally blasting the guy in the middle of the street, squeezing his arm and ordering him to scram.

The source also says ... when one resident asked the photog to stop "harassing everyone," the photog told the person, "f**k you."

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Photojournalist or Paparazzo? A Distinction with a Difference - NPPA Advocacy Committee

All paparazzi are photographers. But not all photographers are paparazzi. The problem is that in a time of catchy phrases, it seems that many media outlets are unable or unwilling to take the time to distinguish between the two. In the aftermath of actor

In the aftermath of actor Alec Baldwin’s assault on photographers who were waiting for him on a public street outside the New York City Marriage License Bureau this week, the distinction between the use of the pejorative “paparazzi” as a way to denigrate members of the media is not only unfortunate, but does a disservice to all photographers and journalists who strive to earn a living through visual storytelling.

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“The paparazzi culture has changed drastically,” he says. “When I did it, you had the great freedom to shoot—no fans, no security, no publicists. And I don’t miss it too much because I have the gold in my files.”

Whitney Houston: It’s also photojournalism

ask yourself this, if it was not for the prying inquisitive media who would keep these people honest ? Ordinary people have to pay to get into clubs, abide by laws and pay fines when caught, Celebrities and Fat Cats can often bribe , promise favors or talk their way out of situations just because of who they are, we need the media to keep a level playing field for us all.

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Paparazzi

In this interview with VII The Magazine, Jessica Dimmock, talks about her time with the modern paparazzo. They are young, male, aggressive, often foreign, and must go to increasingly dramatic lengths to get their images. Jessica discusses her experiences, the high speed car chases, trespassing, tipping informants and the secret alliances that are all regular parts of the high stakes business. To see the film by Jessica Dimmock, "Paparazzi", go to The Features and The Videos on VII The Magazine.

Lindsay Lohan accused of spilling drink on photographer

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion WeekLindsay at the NY Fashion Week show for Cynthia Rowley’s Spring 2012 collection. Actress Lindsay Lohan caused controversy after alle…

A tweet on the Women's Wear Daily blog stated, "Lindsay Lohan just threw a full drink at a boy at V magazine party who dared to snap her pic," while Rischen himself added, "Wow. Lindsay Lohan is as trashy as they always say. She threw drinks and glasses to me as we tried to take a shot for V magazine."

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Anne Hathaway channels paparazzi frustration into gangsta rap

AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer Actress Anne Hathaway has explained the reason behind her gangsta rap on late night TV earlier this week – she’s taken to writing rhymes to exercise her anger…

Anne Hathaway rapped, "I'm a paparazzi/I don't play no Yahtzee/I go pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop/My camera's up your crotch..."

A Kid With a Camera and a Documenter

Adrian Grenier, the star of HBO’s “Entourage,” has made a surprisingly well-thought-out documentary, “Teenage Paparazzo.”

Those annoyed by the trendy term meta are going to be disinclined to tune in “Teenage Paparazzo,” a film about a 14-year-old who takes pictures of famous actors, made by one of those actors, who became famous for playing a famous actor, being shown on the cable outlet that carries the famous actor’s show. Let’s pause briefly while you go take some antidizziness pills.

Paparazzi Success Secrets: Insider Tips, Patience, and Exclusivity – A Picture's Worth

Just because I am not breaking any laws does not always mean I am welcomed by the crew to shoot candid photos. If I am discovered shooting and they decide they don't want images getting out, they may go to great measures to prevent me from getting my shots. Some ways a film production might do this is by blocking my view with equipment or vehicles, shining a bright light in my direction, or having a security guard stand in front of my lens with an umbrella. This is why I prefer stealth mode. It also makes for a better candid photo when the star does not know they are being photographed and are just acting naturally. On the days when there are several other Paparazzi photographers all competing for the same shot, there is no reason to hide. Production does their best to block the view of all the photographers or often just allow us to shoot, considering everyone keeps a respectable distance and does not get in the way of filming.

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Sean Penn Sentenced for Paparazzo Attack. Was Justice Served? | PDNPulse

May 14, 2010 Sean Penn has been sentenced to three years of probation, 300 hours of community service and 36 hours of anger management counseling after pleading no contest to vandalism charges stemming from an incident last October in which he allegedly k

given all the ambiguity, and Penn's stiff sentence, we felt compelled to ask another paparazzo: Don't you just have to expect to take your lumps (or kicks, or even punches) now and again, given the provocative nature of paparazzi work? Or to put it more bluntly, is Dawes a real victim, or just a cry baby?

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Sean Penn Sentenced for Attack on Photographer

Actor Sean Penn was sentenced to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service yesterday for battery and vandalism against photographer Jordan Dawes in an incident that occurred on October 2, 2009, in Brentwood, California. Dawes was filming

three years of probation and 300 hours of community service yesterday for battery and vandalism against photographer Jordan Dawes

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