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Current Privacy Laws Can Cover Drone Issues, News Media Recommends
10/16/2016 // By Tom BurtonExisting laws will protect both the right to privacy and the First Amendment even with drones in the air, according to an argument presented to the Federal Trade Commission by media industry organizations.The News Media Coalition has...
Workshops Provide Hands-On Experience For Students
10/15/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzThe 40-year tradition of the Mountain Workshops will continue this week as Western Kentucky University visual journalism students spread out to document Paducah, Kentucky.“It is not intended to be a ‘how a camera works’ workshop,”...
Rich Clarkson to receive Missouri Honor Medal
10/14/2016 // COLUMBIA, MO (October 14, 2016) – Former National Press Photographers Association president Rich Clarkson is among three distinguished journalists and three organizations who will receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in...
Judiciary Committee Censors Member
10/14/2016 // ATHENS, GA (October 14, 2016) Six NPPA members in good standing brought forward a formal, written complaint regarding three separate social media posts by Charles Menefee about the Black Lives Matter movement, including one that showed an aerial...
Nominate Industry Leaders For NPPA's Awards
10/13/2016 // ATHENS, GA (October 13, 2016) – Since the inaugural Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award was given by the National Press Photographers Association in 1949, the organization has annually recognized individuals for their special contributions to both the...
Dotson Book Included In New England Driving Short Course Registration
10/07/2016 // Bob Dotson is our keynote speaker at the NPPA New England Driving Short Course October 22, and for those who have already had the pleasure of seeing Bob in a workshop setting you know what a treat it is to learn from someone who really has done it...
When Access is Everything In Campaign Coverage
10/06/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzCovering presidential campaigns can be a process. When those candidates are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, things are even more interesting.For Jessica Kourkounis, a freelance photographer from Philadelphia, it just makes access...
These Tips Will Help You Choose Starter Gear On A Budget
10/06/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzOne of the most intimidating factors in photojournalism is the price of getting started. To get the job done right, visual journalists rely on expensive gear and that can be tough to afford, especially for recently-graduated...
Nominations Open For NPPA Board and Regional Chairs, Oct. 15 Deadline
10/03/2016 // ATHENS, GA (October 3, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association is now accepting nominations for candidates for its Board of Directors and Regional Chairs through October 15, 2016, NPPA National Secretary Seth Gitner announced today.The...
Photographer Carries On With Story After Leaving Newspaper
09/30/2016 // By Tom BurtonLongterm projects have been one of the advantages for staff photographers at newspapers. But what happens to those projects when a photographer is laid off?In at least one case, the photographer keeps working on the story. For Karen...

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