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Citizen Media Law Project: more on newsgathering and privacy

The Citizen Media Law Project (CMLP) has released a new video about newsgathering and privacy issues that citizen reporters might face as they gather documents, take photographs or video, and interview others.

"Newsgathering and Privacy Part 2 - Stay on the Story, Don't Become the Story!" further describes the issues covered in "Newsgathering and Privacy - Stay on the Story, Don't Become the Story! Part 1," which was made available last month on YouTube's newly launched Reporters' Center. From the CMLP blog:

The second video expands on our previous release, which appeared last month on YouTube's newly launched Reporters' Center. The two videos describe the legal and practical issues you may encounter as you gather documents, take photographs or video, and interview others.
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YouTube's Reporter's Center features how-to videos on a variety of topics related to news reporting, including how to fact check stories and adhere to journalistic principles. For additional details, see our previous post on the launch of the initiative. CONTINUED...

You can watch CMLP's new video below, or view it and other helpful videos on reporting the news at the Reporters' Center.


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