• Photo Agency Argues Photojournalists Do Not Have Copyright Protections

    10 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    A Lisbon, Portugal-based photographer who worked for the news agency Agence France-Presse is attempting to regain control of the copyrights for his images. To block him, AFP is stating no photojournalist deserves protection under copyright law, which could upset the entire industry.
    In a report from the Press Gazette , former photographer for AFP Francisco Leong - who started working for AFP in 2005 and left the agency in 2019 - is arguing that the contract he signed with the international news agency which gave copyrights to the agency and not the photographer was in violation of...
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