Menu

Home » Invasion of Privacy»

(Credit: Flickr, "MobileObjective")

The British Press Photographers’ Association issued a statement Nov. 30 defending UK photographers from criticism of photgraphers made during the UK Leveson Inquiry into press standards.

According to Journalism.co.uk, the organization has asked if it can be a “core participant” in the inquiry, “which would allow it to have legal representation at the inquiry and to put questions to witnesses via the inquiry’s legal team.”

You May Also Like...

PCC Chairman Suggests Changes to UK Media Regulation at Leveson Hearing

Also, the association claimed that the label “paparazzi” is a “pejorative term” and defended press photographers from the typical “accusations as well as verbal abuse” that the association says they receive.

Read the statement here.

Submit a tip / Report a problem

UK Photographers Defend Themselves in Light of Leveson Inquiry

Share this article:

Comments Terms and Conditions

  • We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which harass, libel, use coarse language and profanity.
  • We moderate comments especially when there is conflict or negativity among commenters.
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *