Journalists have been arrested without cause several times over the last few months while covering protests in St. Louis and press advocacy groups, including the National Press Photographers Association, have joined in asking the mayor to investigate these incidents.
Mannie Garcia has made a $5,000 donation to NPPA to help support further legal advocacy for journalists.
The donation was made to the National Press Photographers Association through the National Press Photographers Foundation to support NPPA Legal Advocacy and Education.
A bipartisan group of Congressional representatives has introduced the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017, also known as the CASE act, establishing an alternative dispute resolution program for copyright small claims.
Software giant Adobe announced in June that it was adding editorial content to its Adobe Stock collection and this week, it took a big additional step by naming Santiago Lyon as its new director of editorial content.