Pictures, privacy and Facebook: Journalists should not assume children’s rights can be ignored – Isabella Piasecka

19 02 2016

isabelkNewspapers routinely lift material from Facebook and other social media, perhaps on the general assumption that photographs, for example, voluntarily uploaded, as opposed to snatched from behind a long lens, are fair game. But, to the extent that reflects the legal position, does it hold true for content accessed from children’s social media accounts? Should it? Read the rest of this entry »





Lebedev is right to stop printing the Indy: the future of journalism is digital – Eddy Borges-Rey

19 02 2016

More bad news for those remaining staff at The Independent who don’t command instant name recognition or six-figure salaries. Up to 100 of the newspaper’s unsung heroes – a group presumably comprising mainly those who struggle to design and produce the print version – will be looking for work after March 26. Read the rest of this entry »