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You don’t need permission to run photos in your web news publication

You don’t need permission to run photos in your web news publication

Do you need permission to run photographs in your print news publication? No? Then you don’t need it for online pictures either. Student journalists have every right to publish online photos they would otherwise use in their print publications. The fact that those pictures can be seen by a larger, potentially worldwide group is not […]

Web and Print Legal guidelines are the same

Web and Print Legal guidelines are the same

The law as it applies to scholastic news Web sites comes down to one guideline: The courts make no distinction between print publications and their online counterparts. So many shareholders will tell you the law is different, that somehow the rules are altered for Web publications. Those shareholders – administrators, community members, etc. – will […]

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