11-14-12 Laws and Ethics Study Guide Questions


2. What is the difference between breaking photojournalist ethics and breaking the law?

breaking the law is going agents the constitution and breaking photojournalist is going agents laws and ethics.

3. What are some of the scenarios we discussed?

one of the scenario that we discussed was taking a picture of a celebrity in the st. 

4. What are the four things a photojournalists can be sued for?

a photojournalists can be sued for libel, privacy, copyright, and trespassing.

5. What is libel?

libel is a claim that implied to be factual that may gave someone a negative image. 

6. What can you do to make sure you are not sued for libel?

you don’t have to publish things that make people look baed.  

7. What is the best defense against libel?

don’t publish something that can make someone look negative 

8. What is invasion of privacy?

wen you invade someone privacy

9. When does a private citizen lose the right to privacy?

a person loses the right to privacy if its news wordy   

10. What is obscenity?

any statement or act which strongly offends the morality at the time 

11. What is the LAPS test?

I don’t know 

12. What is copyright?

copyright is wen yo copy something whit someones permission

13. What should you do to avoid being sued for copyright infringement?

you need the permission from someone and the copyright symbol.  

14. As a media representative, in which of these cases can you legally shoot a newsworthy event on private property?

if someone home is on in flames.  

15. If someone threatens to sue your paper for libel for a picture that damaged their reputation, what could you do to avoid it?

you need to tell the police and the person that you toke the photo of.

16. If you wanted to pursue photojournalism in college, which school should you attend?

i don’t know  

17. Standards that professional photojournalists strive to follow are called…

i don’t know 

18. If you take pictures of someone in their home with a hidden camera, you can be sued for:

invasion of privacy. 

19. If you use a telephoto lens and photograph students drinking beer in their backyard, you could be sued for:

invasion of privacy and libel.

20. If you use a non-celebrity’s photo in an advertisement without their permission, you could be sued for:
you can be sued fore, i don’t know 

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