Test Review

1. Things to know for the test:

2. What is the difference between breaking photojournalist ethics and breaking the law?
Photo Journalist follow the law but also have to follow another set of laws behind actual laws

3. What are some of the scenarios we discussed?
Oprah Winfreys head on Anne Margrets bodie 
The egyptian pyrimads  

4. What are the four things a photojournalists can be sued for?
Not being Libel 
Invading private property 
copyright infridgement 

5. What is libel?

publishing something that should not be published 

6. What can you do to make sure you are not sued for libel?
Backround checks, and no copyright

7. What is the best defense against libel?

that they were a public figure or it is news worthy 

8. What is invasion of privacy?
Taking photos of someones private life 

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

when they become appealing or news worthy

10. What is obscenity?

an act that offends someone

11. What is the LAPS test?

litercay, artisitic, political, or scientific

12. What is copyright?

when you take credit for someone elses work

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

give the person credit 

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

on a public street

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

say it was news worthy and that they were in the public

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

Missouri university 

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:

invaision of privacy 

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

yes invaision of privacy

20. If you use a non-celebrity’s photo in an advertisement without their permission, you could be sued for: no because they are a public figure

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