From JPG Magazine:
There has always been tension between the press and government regarding news coverage of matters of public interest. Unfortunately since 9/11 the "War on Terrorism" has somehow morphed into the "War on Photography." Visual journalists and citizens taking photographs or recording video in public places have been experiencing extraordinary interference nationwide from security personnel and law enforcement officials at all levels of government.
Read the full first article in a series of articles by Mickey H. Osterreicher on photography and the law. Mickey is General Counsel to the National Press Photographers Association.