TV News LIES

Wednesday, Apr 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Journalism & Media No Filming on Public Land: You’re Under ’Terrorist Law’

No Filming on Public Land: You’re Under ’Terrorist Law’

E-mail Print PDF

Media and civil liberties groups have expressed alarm after the managers of an Olympic venue pledged to intercept and question anyone seen photographing or filming the site, even from public land, and defended security guards who wrongly tried to invoke terrorist laws to prevent footage being shot of the arena.

John Toner from the National Union of Journalists said he would seek an urgent meeting with managers of the O2, saying their tactics had no basis in law. "I’m stunned, and what they say is utterly outrageous," he said.

While there are strict photography rules inside Olympic venues and on many other private spaces, when standing on public land the press and public have a clear right to shoot still or moving images.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Sean Hannity's real estate venture linked to fraudulent property dealer

Sean Hannity real estate venture linked to fraudulent property dealer Sean Hannity’s real estate venture bought houses through a property dealer who was involved in a...

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire

Sean Hannity: Michael Cohen case shines light on real estate empire When Sean Hannity was named in court this week as a client of Donald Trump’s embattled...

Journalist shot dead while broadcasting live in Nicaragua as death toll hits 25

Protesters show casings after journalist is hot dead while broadcasting in Nicaragua The death toll from anti-government protests in Nicaragua has risen to 25 as the national police...

Trump attacks New York Times journalist over Michael Cohen article

Maggie Haberman attacked by TrumpDonald Trump lashed out on Saturday at the New York Times journalist Maggie Haberman, after she...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!