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Memorial Service For Photojournalist Rick McKay, 61
11/13/2015 // [UPDATED with memorial service plans]WASHINGTON, DC (November 13, 2015) – White House photography editor and photojournalist Rick McKay, 61, died last night at home in Vienna, VA, surrounded by his wife and children. McKay had battled non-Hodgkin's...
Carolyn Van Houten Named 70th CPOY
11/12/2015 // COLUMBIA, MO (November 12, 2015) – The 70th College Photographer of the Year is NPPA member Carolyn Van Houten of the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Van Houten’s work was also awarded a Gold in Portrait, Silver Awards in Feature and...
Thoughts on Lay Offs at National Geographic
11/12/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 12, 2015) – Last week, journalists across the country were disheartened to hear that the nation’s beloved institution, National Geographic, was laying off 9 percent of its staff.That means about 180 people of the total 2,000...
NPPA Statement On Events At The University Of Missouri
11/10/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 10, 2015) – The president, along with the general counsel, of the National Press Photographers Association today issued a statement regarding the highly-visible events that took place yesterday on the campus of the University of...
Announcing The NPPF Michel du Cille Fellowships
11/10/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 10, 2015) – Today the Michel du Cille Fellowships to support visual journalism were announced by the National Press Photographers Foundation at the conclusion of their annual board of directors meeting.The Michel du Cille...
Monthly Clip Contest Overhauled; New System Now Live
11/06/2015 // This week, NPPA launched a new Monthly Clip Contest entry and judging system in the hope and expectation of making the process easier and faster for members.“We have for the past two years been struggling with a system that was often breaking, and...
Significant Layoffs At National Geographic Magazine
11/03/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (November 3, 2015) – In the opening days of the month when National Geographic magazine is scheduled to be turned over to 21st Century Fox, the magazine's employees were told to stand by their phones to wait for...
2016 NPPA Board and Regional Elections Now Open
11/01/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 15, 2015) - Elections for two seats on NPPA's Board of Directors, as well as Regional Chair positions in all regions have opened and will run through November 30, 2015.All NPPA members should vote in the Board...
Symposium Addresses World Press Controversies, Other Ethical Issues
10/29/2015 // ATHENS, GA (October 29, 2015) - Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism hosted a photojournalism ethics symposium titled “Image Truth/Story Truth” on Friday, October 16, in New York City. The daylong conference largely arose as a result...
Thoughts on our code of ethics
10/29/2015 // All NPPA members agree to abide by the association’s Code of Ethics as a condition of being a member. The association’s bylaws state that, “Every member in NPPA is required to endorse the Code of Ethics.” The purpose of the code is to help guide...

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