Membership Questions and Answers
This document answers questions about membership and IPTC standards.
Name:International Press Telecommunications Council
The International Press Telecommunications Council is a consortium of news agencies, newspapers and news system vendors
- Newspapers: IPTC standards ... are intended for the business-to-business exchange of news among news agencies, other news providers and
news publishers. At least one or two IPTC standards are in use at virtually every newspaper and news web site in the world.
However, our most popular standard, the IPTC Photo Metadata, is used by many professional and amateur photographers worldwide—even
those who are not photojournalists.
- News Web Sites
- Photographers: Professional and amateur