On February 6, 2013, NPPA voiced a complaint on behalf of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press; the American Society of Media Photographers; the American Society of News Editors; the Associated Press Media Editors; the Society of Professional Journalists; the Bay Area News Group; the Association of Alternative Media; the Radio Television Digital News Association; the North Jersey Media Group; Raycom Media Inc.; KHNI/KGMB, LLC; the Media Law Resource Center; and the Lin Television Corporation, KHON-TV. 

Attached are the letter and the proposed bill. 

Photography Contests: `Tis the Season

By Jim Colton

Once again we are upon the photography contest season.  And every year I hear photographers ask “Do photo contests matter?” In the opinion of this photo editor, they do! But just don’t take my word for it; here are what some prominent industry professionals think about the value of contests and what you can do to assure your entries are seen in the best light.


By John Long

The economic uncertainty of the future of photojournalism and the evolving nature of photography itself has caused much nervousness among photographers, especially among young photographers.

This column appeared in News Photographer Magazine in April/May 2006.