Walmart and freedom of the press

Larry Weil
Thu Jan 6 15:25:37 EST 2005

On Thursday, January 06, 2005, at 02:39PM, Donna Halper <> wrote:

>Wal-Mart's photo policy
>Wal-Mart's policy that all photos taken on its property must be approved in 
>advance includes breaking news coverage, company spokeswoman Christi 
>Gallagher said.

This one may be better answered by a lawyer, but I'll take a stab at it.  Company policy is just that, policy, and cannot override the law.  Thus if the law allows it, that's that.  Just because it's private property doesn't mean the law doesn't apply, in my understanding.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH

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