Creative Commons) can always be used for any publication.
However, remember to cite the source or copyright owner, also in the case of images with a Creative Commons (CC) license.
One famous example is the Churchill White Paper, commissioned by Winston Churchill in 1922.
Today, the term is most commonly applied to “deep dive” style publications.
The difference between the two is that white papers tend to be more technical and in depth.
The facts and opinions expressed in white papers are often backed by original research or statistics that the publisher has aggregated from reliable sources.
With the widespread growth and adoption of content marketing (the creation and distribution of non-promotional content intended to generate interest in a business and its offerings), white papers have become more common in other industries as well.
Any organization that engages in content marketing can benefit from producing white papers.
Engaged in Artists/Writers Workshop and supported by quality mentor texts, students build a sequence of collage images to tell their story.
They are invited to orally rehearse their storyline through "reading their pictures." Rich descriptive language is literally at their fingertips.