1. Things to know for the test:
2. What is the difference between breaking photojournalist ethics and breaking the law? with photojournalist ethics you can be hurting someone mentally sometimes
3. What are some of the scenarios we discussed? an innocent by stander getting hit by a car loses his legal right to privacy because it’s newsworthy
4. What are the four things a photojournalists can be sued for? Copyright Infringement, Libel, Obscenity, Invasion of Privacy
5. What is libel? when someone’s reputation is damaged because of false information that’s been published.
6. What can you do to make sure you are not sued for libel? Don’t manipulate photos, don’t use humor or words that has a double meaning, publish only true photos.
7. What is the best defense against libel? publish true facts about the person.
8. What is invasion of privacy? Intrusion of personal life
9. When does a private citizen lose the right to privacy? When things are newsworthy
10. What is obscenity? anything that may disrupt of morality
11. What is the LAPS test? does the work lack serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value
12. What is copyright? original works of authorship; creative stuff
13. What should you do to avoid being sued for copyright infringement? ask of permission, borrow, 10% for songs, books, movies, and photos.
14. As a media representative, in which of these cases can you legally shoot a newsworthy event on private property? If it’s a crime scene, arrests, and accidents
15. If someone threatens to sue your paper for libel for a picture that damaged their reputation, what could you do to avoid it? use only true photos and cut lines
16. If you wanted to pursue photojournalism in college, which school should you attend? Missouri
17. Standards that professional photojournalists strive to follow are called… Ethics
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: Libel and Invasion of Privacy