Live Event: Press Rights 101

Press Rights 101: Understand Your Newsgathering Rights and Limitations in California

A a special webinar designed for journalists on legal protections and practical considerations for covering protests, filming police in the field and more. The session is led by media lawyer and press advocate Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel of the National Press Photographers Association.

Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Virtual | FREE 

Facilitated by Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins, SPJ/LA | Adam Rose, LA Press Club | Ginny LaRoe, First Amendment Coalition

Proudly presented by:
Asian American Journalists Association, Los Angeles:
California News Publishers Association:
Californians Aware:
First Amendment Coalition:
Los Angeles Press Club:
Media Alliance:
Media Guild of the West:
National Association of Black Journalists of Los Angeles:
National Association of Hispanic Journalists:
National Press Photographers Association:
Pacific Media Workers Guild, NewsGuild-CWA Local 39521:
SPJ NorCal:

Resources from the webinar:

  1. Legal resources for journalists
  2. Memo: What is the definition of “journalist” under relevant California law?
  3. Tips for covering protests safely