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Webinar Video on Small Claims Court Legislation
08/25/2016 // You can watch a video replay of a free webinar on proposed legislation to create a simplified alternative to the federal court system for copyright infringements under $30,000. Presented by the Graphics Artists Guild, experts outline the benefits...
NPPF Changes Scholarship Application Rules, Deadlines are Earlier
08/25/2016 // ATHENS, GA (August 25, 16) - The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF.ORG) is making major changes to its annual scholarship program.  “New rules and application procedures for the NPPF scholarship competition are now closely aligned with...
Phil Sturholm of Seattle's KING-TV Remembered as a Photojournalism Legend
08/24/2016 // by Matt MrozinskiFormer KING-TV chief photographer and executive producer Phil Sturholm passed away at home Tuesday night, August 23.  We reached out to several of his colleagues and friends this morning, and they are heartbroken. Sturholm was set...
#WIVJ16, The Social Media Action From Women in Visual Journalism
08/20/2016 // The Women in Visual Journalism Conference in Denver on Aug 19-20, 2016 had a full roster of speakers that inspired a active roster of social media posts through the weekend. Here is a sampling of those comments:On being a strong woman in a newsroom...
Personal Projects Are Driven By Passion
08/20/2016 // By Katelyn Umholtz From Mary Ellen Mark to David Burnett, personal projects have long been an important part of a visual journalist’s career. They can start off as something small, putting time in when one isn’t on the clock. They can also turn into...
Storytelling with Drones at a Higher Level
08/16/2016 // By Tom Burton  Eric Seals wanted to use a quadcopter in September of 2013 for a long-term project he was working on about shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. He felt that a flying drone would help him get cinematic-quality video of the dive boats out on...
How to Get Certified for Drone Operations
08/16/2016 // By Tom Burton  The new Part 107 regulations from the Federal Aviation Administration will make it easier for citizens and journalists to use drones for aerial photography and newsgathering, but it will still require certification before they are...
Facing Criticism: Don't be Thin-Skinned, Be Positive and Develop Relationships
08/13/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzOctavian Cantilli recently made a Facebook post recounting a conversation he had with his wife."My wife Chelsea often jokes around that she could never do what I do because of the constant rejection independent photographers...
With Changing Technology, Putting the Fear Aside and Moving Forward
08/13/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzThe visual journalism industry is taking hits as staff sizes are shrinking. Those who are left are taking on more jobs including many tasks that you can blame on the internet.But there are some people that are embracing the change...
Select Copyright Disputes Could Get Pro Bono Representation
08/13/2016 // By Mickey OsterreicherATHENS, GA (August 13, 2016) - For the past several years, the Copyright Alliance has been a partner of the Columbia-Cravath Copyright Dispute Pro Bono Clinic.  Each fall semester the law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP...

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