Distributed picture-taking

An experiment in distributed storytelling: while attending South by Southwest, every time I went to take a picture, I was preempted by another, more photo savvy individual. So where’s my photo album? Take a tour with some of my friends: playing kickball, acquiring a “tan” (that’s me way in the back, credit: min jung) firstContinue reading “Distributed picture-taking”

Amateur news gathers rights

A judge ruled yesterday that amateur news gatherers now have the same rights as professional journalists. The focus of the case was on freedom of speech issues, but does this ruling mean that access apply to the ever coveted confidentiality of sources? (state-by-state account of confidentiality laws) This could be the precident for the futureContinue reading “Amateur news gathers rights”