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Political Conventions: Journalist Resources
07/18/2016 // Here are helpful links to resources for journalists covering the 2016 party conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia. For more advocacy resources from the NPPA, click here. Banned Items at 2016 Political Conventions Hinder Journalists’ Jobs and...
Banned Items at 2016 Political Conventions Hinder Journalists’ Jobs and Safety
07/17/2016 // ATHENS, GA (July 17, 2016) - On the eve of the 2016 political conventions the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) joined by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), write to...
The Making of 'Cars Fly on the Fourth' Video
07/16/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzSome people spent their Fourth of July watching fireworks in the backyard. Scott Jensen, an NPPA member and a video journalist for Alaska Dispatch News, chose to film cars flying off of cliffs instead.Jensen had previously heard...
Call For Photographs And Stories: Rick Smolan’s “Broken Promises”
07/14/2016 // ATHENS, GA (July 14, 2016) – This is a Call For Photographs for a powerful photographic project that will focus on oppressed groups in the United States during the past 100 years.Titled “Broken Promises,” the project will highlight those who have...
NPPA is Part of Coalition of Visual Artists Welcoming Legislation Establishing a Small Copyright Claims Board
07/14/2016 // WASHINGTON, DC  (July 14, 2016) - In the wake of its release of a white paper setting out the key components of a copyright small claims bill, a coalition of visual artist groups commends the attention that this critical issue is now garnering on...
Podcast recording: The Right to Photograph and record
07/14/2016 // Listen to the Podcast from Preparing for the DNC: The right to Photograph and Record that was presented in Philadelphia on July 12, 2016 at http://lubetkin.net/loc69. Special thanks to NPPA member and podcaster extraordinaire Steve Lubetkin for...
7 VR websites for Journalists
07/14/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzVirtual reality may be new to the visual journalism world, but it has made quite a splash since its debut. Ken Harper, a photojournalist and professor at Syracuse University, said VR technology is the future of storytelling.“From...
Nick Ut Announces Upcoming Retirement: “Nicky Didn’t Go To The War, The War Came To Him”
07/12/2016 // By Donald R. WinslowATHENS, GA (July 12, 2016) - Legendary photojournalist Nick Ut has announced his upcoming retirement from The Associated Press after 51 years. The kind, funny, gentle and greatly-admired photographer who has been a friend to so...
URGENT: New Location for Right to Photograph Seminar in Philadelphia
07/12/2016 // The site has moved for National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and the Society of Professional Journalists presentation Preparing for the DNC: Right to Photograph...
Caught in the Middle of the Dallas Ambush
07/11/2016 // By Tom BurtonATHENS, GA (July 11, 2016) The crowd carried signs and chanted as they marched back to Belo Garden Park in Dallas on July 7. By all accounts, it had been a peaceful demonstration as they paraded through downtown, protesting the police...

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