Fox News Sued By Photographer Over Shakur Image

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT) -- A photographer slapped News Corp. with a copyright infringement lawsuit in New York federal court on Friday, alleging that her image of fugitive Assata Shakur was used without authorization during Fox News Network LLC personality Bill O'Reilly's much-hyped interview with comedian Jon Stewart.

Professional photographer Delphine Fawundu Buford alleges that her copyrighted image of the famous radical was used in O'Reilly's May 17 broadcast on News Corp.'s Fox News channel without her permission, and that the segment was later made available on Fox News' website and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Buford v. News Corporation et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Richard J. Holwell

Date Filed

July 22, 2011


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