I’ve found another great source for public domain images provided by Creative Commons, Qatar based news network, Al Jazeera’s Creative Commons Repository. Through this site you can access hundreds of vidoes and photos—via their flickr page—for public use. You do have to credit Al Jazeera and leave any logos intact. Earlier I wrote a post praising the high res images you can find at the Library of Congress, and though the LOC is a gold mine, the majority of the photos date from the 1920s and prior. In contrast, Al Jazeera’s media library is new, breaking news new. It’s a fantastic source for new images, especially if you’re interested in the Arab Spring. There’s some moving citizen journalism at work there making it well worth a visit.

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