Drones and Journalism

mavic topI am a licensed drone pilot and have lead workshops about the ethical use of drones in journalism.  This section will connect you with stories and topics that are developing in the world of drone journalism.  The main source of these links is my friend

Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq., General Counsel, National Press Photographers Association (NPPA)   716.566.1484 (TEL) 716.983.7800 (CEL) email: lawyer@nppa.org
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Press Release – FAA and Skypan International, Inc., Reach Agreement on Unmanned Aircraft Enforcement Cases https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=21374&omniRss=press_releasesAoc&cid=102_P_R

The FAA has issued nearly 23,000 drone pilot licenses in just three months http://www.recode.net/2016/12/19/14006772/faa-drone-pilot-licenses-three-months-numbers-uav

Drone Registration Marks First Anniversary https://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=87049&cid=TW484

NH This bill regulates the use of drones by government agencies and individuals. This bill establishes criminal penalties and civil remedies for violations of the law. http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/bill_status/billText.aspx?sy=2017&id=102&txtFormat=html

Press Release – FAA and Skypan International, Inc., Reach Agreement on Unmanned Aircraft Enforcement Cases https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=21374&omniRss=press_releasesAoc&cid=102_P_R

Drone Pilot Convicted for Crash That Knocked Woman Unconscious https://fstoppers.com/drone/drone-pilot-convicted-crash-knocked-woman-unconscious-161946

Newton MA Ordinance https://app.box.com/s/lo7snii7uaxr7147chwb79ycu8p5cwc9

Dr. Singer- Plaintiff Statement https://app.box.com/s/08z4bzqtw7hniqjwnk2anroazrtlalu7

Does Pa. really need new laws on drones?: Op-Ed http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2017/01/does_pa_really_need_new_laws_o.html

Drone registration exemption flies through SD Senate committee http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jan/18/drone-registration-exemption-flies-through-senate-/

National League of Cities Model Drone Ordinance http://tinyurl.com/j98k5ht

Flight over people – Trump puts freeze on new regulations http://edition.cnn.com/2017/01/20/politics/reince-priebus-regulations-memo/index.html

The DOT’s Damning Investigation on FAA Oversight of Commercial Drones http://dronelife.com/2016/12/08/dot-criticizes-faa-oversight-commercial-drones/

Drone Legislation Withdrawn Due to Existing City Law Protections Found and Possible State Intervention on the Horizon http://www.danlangshaw.com/2017/press-release-6/

Letter to Orlando https://app.box.com/s/k3d8e1deam1a8tki7lfc2or7q2z5hjmi

Drones: Losing Altitude or Gaining Control 1/24/17 https://blogs.cisco.com/innovation/drones-losing-altitude-or-gaining-control

Dog fight: Start-ups take aim at errant drones 1/3/17 http://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-drones-idUSKBN14M180

Man slapped with misdemeanor citation for flying drone near cliffside rescue in Pacifica http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-pacifica-drone-rescue-20170130-story.html

Trump’s freeze on regulations could cause major delays for commercial drones http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/316973-trumps-freeze-on-regulations-could-cause-major-delays#.WJDOpuowmXU.twitter

Oklahoma state bill would let property owners shoot down drones https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/oklahoma-state-bill-would-let-property-owners-shoot-down-drones/

DJI Proposes Higher Maximum Weight For Lowest-Risk Drone Category http://www.dji.com/newsroom/news/dji-proposes-higher-maximum-weight-for-lowest-risk-drone-category

Drone Legal Services http://dronelegalservices.com/u-s-drone-attorneys/

The Invisible Fence That Keeps Drones Away From the President https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/03/drones-invisible-fence-president/518361/

Criminalization threatens safety, NTSB head warns https://gettingthedealthrough.com/article/5475/criminalisation-threatens-safety-ntsb-head-warns