Fox News set to defend itself in court over use of 9/11 images on Facebook
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January 11th, 2016, Fox News will battle it out in the courtroom against North Jersey Media Group, publisher of The Record and the Herald News, over copyright claims that state Fox News used iconic images from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center without permission.
The image in question is a photograph captured by photojournalist Thomas Franklin that depicts three firefighter hoisting the American flag above the rubble of the World Trade Center, an image that has since become iconic and shared by news outlets across the world.
The issue, according to the documents, is that the image was shared without permission by Fox News on its Facebook pages as part of an anniversary rememberance post, which also featured the historic image of five U.S. Marines and a Navy sailor raising the American flag on Iwo Jima during WWII.
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