use of social media photographs by news media: fair use or copyright/privacy infringment and display of editorial bias

Screen Shot 2014-09-26 at 1.57.17 pmhttp://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/09/26/im-really-scared-teen-trapped-home-after-labelled-terror-suspect-fairfax

 

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What are the legal and ethical implications of taking images off social media and the editorial message those selections imply.

 

The hashtag campaign #IfTheyGunnedMeDown illustrates the significance of editorial choice of photographs. See http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/08/13/iftheygunnedmedown-african-americans-challenge-media-stereotypes-after-ferguson

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Here is an American analysis of the question:

 

and FYI regarding HashTag campaigns: https://news.vice.com/article/hashtag-movements-and-the-need-for-a-diversity-of-tactics

 

IDENTITY ONLINE THEMES: privacy, misreprestation

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