May 29, 2015 at 12:01 am

Request use of Detroit News material

How to obtain rights and permissions from The Detroit News

The Detroit News and are copyrighted. To use or reproduce stories, photos, illustrations, graphics or other content, send your request to:
Danielle Kaltz, Digital Asset Manager
phone: (313) 222-2090
mail: 615 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226

In your request, please include the following information:

  • Identify the item you wish to use by headline (article) and section or caption (photo) and a description or copy of the image
  • Name of the writer or photographer
  • Date the item ran as well as a Web link if available
  • State the purpose for the reprint

Permission is granted for one-time use only and is nonexclusive and not transferable.

Use fees are assessed according to type of use.

  • Commercial use of material: for the purpose of salability and profit.

  • Academic or nonprofit use of material: granted at a discounted price for organizations not commercially motivated for producing a profit and in scholarly research.

  • Personal use of material: using a photograph or article for personal or noncommercial purposes, such as a wall display in a private residence or personal genealogical research, but does not include publication.

No other rights are granted.

All reproductions must be credited to The Detroit News Archives. Accompanying captions must indicate all changes made to the original copy, such as significant cropping, tinting, super imposing and digital alteration.

Maximum resolution for Web site usage is 72 dpi. Web site usage requires a credit line (see above) on the same page as the image.

User assumes all responsibility for possible copyright infringement and invasion of privacy arising from the use of reproductions.

Warning concerning copyright restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.