SNO has a nice post on rules for using photos you find online. Check it out.

I was reading SNO’s e-newsletter The SNO Report last week and came upon this nice guide for staffs.

There’s a misconception by many that all photos online can be used if you site the source. Some pull photos from their local newspaper while others attribute photos they are using to “Courtesy of Google.” Unless you have express written consent from these institutions to use the photos, you are likely breaking copyright.

Check out this nice post from SNO that’s a nice starter for you on Using Web Images 101.

Here’s the article: The SNO Report – What are the rules for using photos you find online?

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Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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