Wikinews:Image copyright tags

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After uploading a non-free image for fair use in accordance with our Wikinews:Fair use policy, you must both apply to the image page one of the following image copyright tags and provide on the image page a rationale explaining how the use of the image in each and all of the Wikinews articles that it is used in constitutes a fair use of that image.

Any image uploaded on or after March 23, 2007 which does not have both a tag and a rationale may be deleted on-sight, so ensure that you apply both. (If you see a non-free image uploaded before March 23, 2007 that lacks any of the required fair use rationales for the articles that it is used in, please draw the community's attention to that image so that appropriate rationales can be determined, or the image removed.)

Copyright tags[edit]

Crown Copyright[edit]

Photographs or images that are Crown Copyright must be tagged with the {{crown copyright}} template, which produces:

IRIN photos[edit]

Photographs from the IRIN photo gallery must be tagged with the {{IRIN}} template, which produces:


Publicity photos[edit]

Publicity photos must be tagged with the {{publicity}} template, which produces:

Trademarks and logos[edit]

Logos and trademarks must be tagged with the {{logo}} template, which produces:

Screen shots[edit]

Screen shots must be tagged with the {{screen shot}} template, which produces:

Breaking news situations[edit]

Breaking news images whose license status is not clear (in accordance with the Wikinews Fair use policy) must be tagged with the {{Breaking news image}} template, which produces:


Currency[edit]

Images of currency must be tagged with the {{currency}} template, which produces:

Grant of license[edit]

If written in webpage, or arranged by a contributor. Make sure to include all details on the image page. {{gol image}}

If written on a webpage. {{pgol|url of copyright notice}}

Fair use rationales[edit]

Each individual use of a non-free image in an article must be accompanied by a fair use rationale. If you upload a new non-free image for use in a new article, you must provide a fair use rationale for its use in that article. If you use a previously uploaded non-free image in a new article, you must provide an additional fair use rationale, for the additional use of the image.

Images that lack fair use rationales should be tagged with {{missing fair use rationale}}.

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