Q: I work for a nonprofit research/edu org. Does Fair Use apply to photos for our mag or do I need copyright permission?
We publish a journal bi-annually that has research-based articles with the purpose of informing both policy and the public. It has a print distribution of 10,000, and then is posted belatedly for free online. We have been using creative commons photos and those we can get permission for, but there are up-to-date government and technology photos that are hard to find either in creative commons or with access to a person/org we could even ask permission of.
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