"As part of today's launch of YouTube's Reporters' Center, which features how-to videos on news reporting, the Citizen Media Law Project created a short video addressing some of the newsgathering and privacy issues people are likely to face as they head out with camera in hand to cover the news. The two-part series of newsgathering videos (the first video is
embedded below, the second video should be up later this week) describe
the the legal and practical
issues you may encounter as you gather documents, take photographs or
video, and interview others.
With the help of CMLP/Berkman interns Lee Baker, Courtney French, Andrew Moshirnia, and Andrew Sellars and Berkman Digital Media Producer extraordinaire Dan Jones,
we created two short videos (part 2 is coming later this week)
addressing the legal issues that impact your ability to document news
video and still photography, including attending governmental meetings,
crime scenes, filming political rallies or protests, and interviewing
You can read the full CMLP bolg post here and visit YouTube's Reporters' Center here.