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.