James Garza, 3rd period

1. Things to know for the test:

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

photo; u follow the law, but theres also separate laws

3. What are some of the scenarios we discussed?

ophra winfrey face on another persons, moving pyramids

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

privacy,obscenity,copyright, infringement 

5. What is libel?

false statement that damages a persons reputation.

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

background checks

7. What is the best defense against libel?

background checks

8. What is invasion of privacy?

taking pics on someones private property 

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

when it gains publicity, or is newsworthy

10. What is obscenity?

anything, that offends or is inappropriate 

11. What is the LAPS test?

if it lacks “Literary, artistic, political,” or “scientific” value.

12. What is copyright?

taking credit for anothers work.

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

ask permission, give right credit to them.

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

private property? 


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

show that they were newsworthy 

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


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

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
20. If you use a non-celebrity’s photo in an advertisement without their permission, you could be sued

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