Fox News Settles Copyright Suit Over Shakur Image

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 12:35 PM EST) -- Fox News Network LLC on Friday resolved a photographer's claims that her copyrighted image of activist and fugitive Assata Shakur was used without authorization during political commentator Bill O'Reilly's widely publicized interview with comedian Jon Stewart.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Holwell signed off on an order of voluntary dismissal after Fox News and photographer Delphine Fawundu Buford informed the New York federal court that they had reached a settlement. The order did not disclose the terms of the deal.

Buford launched her suit in July,...
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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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