Journalist Jonathan Kent has written an account of his negotiations with a couple of UK newspapers after they ‘lifted’ an image from his blog.
…’This week a couple of newspapers ‘borrowed’ a photo of Mary-Ann Ochota from this site without asking. Mary Ann got caught up in a bit of a row about Time Team, a programme which she co-presents. In her defence I should say that she is really good company, a very decent soul and, sickeningly, proof that you can have both looks and brains’
‘One of the papers, not one I read often, was remarkably honourable about their error and settled very quickly. The other was The Daily Telegraph. I proposed a settlement along the lines agreed with their competitor. Instead I got this reply from their Deputy Picture Editor Matthew Fearn:’
Read the reply here!