drones http://tspr.org en Preventing Journalists from Using Drones http://tspr.org/post/preventing-journalists-using-drones <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss an FAA ban on the use of drones by reporters.&nbsp; Some journalists believe this is a First Amendment issue. Tue, 20 May 2014 18:46:35 +0000 Rich Egger 53512 at http://tspr.org Preventing Journalists from Using Drones Drones: Coming Soon to a Farm Near You? http://tspr.org/post/drones-coming-soon-farm-near-you <p>Unmanned aerial vehicles aren’t just for spies or for the battlefield. Farmers all over the country think drones can give them a leg up, too. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:39:46 +0000 Peter Gray/Harvest Public Media 50172 at http://tspr.org Drones: Coming Soon to a Farm Near You? Regulating Police Use of Drones http://tspr.org/post/regulating-police-use-drones <p>Illinois police departments will be restricted in how they can use drone aircraft under a new law signed by Governor Pat Quinn. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 23:33:34 +0000 Brian Mackey 39701 at http://tspr.org Regulating Police Use of Drones Nova & Drones http://tspr.org/post/nova-drones <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss complaints about a Nova special about drones that was underwritten by Lockheed Martin, which is a drone manufacturer.</p><p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://fair.org/take-action/activism-updates/pbs-ombud-nova-disagree-on-drone-disclosure/" target="_blank">Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting</a> (FAIR) complained the situation violated PBS’s guidelines concerning sponsorship and conflicts of interest.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:35:45 +0000 Rich Egger 28759 at http://tspr.org Nova & Drones Using Drones to Cover News http://tspr.org/post/using-drones-cover-news <p></p><p>The panelists discuss whether media organizations should start using drones in their reporting, especially of breaking news.</p><p>Vince Duffy, Chairman of the Radio Television Digital News Association, writes about drones in <a href="http://www.rtnda.org/article/drones_the_latest_must_have_toys_for_your_newsroom" target="_blank">a recent column</a>. He pointed out it is much cheaper to buy a drone than pay for a helicopter and pilot. The tool is already being used by some news organizations.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:15:18 +0000 Rich Egger 25663 at http://tspr.org Using Drones to Cover News