Photo Brigade Podcast #98 with Mickey Osterreicher - The Photo Brigade

On this episode Robert speaks with NPPA Lawyer, Mickey Osterreicher, about the importance of photo advocacy. We talk about drones, copyright, 1st Amendment issues, and the importance of being a part of an organization like National Press Photographers Ass

On this episode I speak with NPPA Lawyer, Mickey Osterreicher, about the importance of photo advocacy. We talk about drones, copyright, 1st Amendment issues, and the importance of being a part of an organization like National Press Photographers Association who will always have your back!

Practical Advice About Covering High Conflict News Stories

In wake of the events taking place in Baltimore, MD NPPA General Counsel, Mickey Osterreicher, has put together a document with advice on how to cover high conflict news stories.Issues covered:

In wake of the events taking place in Baltimore, MD NPPA General Counsel, Mickey Osterreicher, has put together a document with advice on how to cover high conflict news stories.

Agence France Presse vs Morel: Photo Agency Found Guilty Of Theft, Faces Million Dollar Bill

Away from the courtroom there’s also a comic sub-plot to be resolved, starring various figures who either absolved AFP of blame or actively defended the agency’s actions. Aside from the usual freetard nutters these included the National Press Photographer Association’s Mickey Osterreicher, photo blogger John Harrington and Visa Pour L’Image’s J-F Leroy.

The Navigator: Don’t shoot? But it’s a public space.

The Navigator examines the risks of taking photos in public places while traveling.

“I used to deal with one of these a month,” says Mickey Osterreicher, the general counsel of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). “Then it was weekly. Now it’s almost every day. Citizens are being told that they can’t take pictures out in public — whether it’s a building, a bridge or a train.”