Media Law Presentation: Invasion of Privacy

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By Student Press Law Center

This presentation (approximately 45 minutes) “is designed to help student journalists understand and identify where the legal lines are drawn when gathering and publishing information that might be considered private. It examines each of the four different types of invasion of privacy and includes a number of true-to-life examples that will help reporters and photographers steer clear of the most common privacy trouble spots.” Presenter notes are included in PDF-format.

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The Student Press Law Center is an advocate for student First Amendment rights, for freedom of online speech, and for open government on campus.