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51st Annual Flying Short Course: Ready To Go!
09/23/2008 //  BOILING SPRINGS, NC – NPPA's 51st annual Flying Short Course launched this morning at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC, and photojournalists who got there early were excited to get their hands on Canon's new 5D Mark II DSLR on display...
University Of Minnesota Hosts Forum To Discuss RNC Arrests
09/23/2008 // By John Collins© 2008 Minnesota DailyMINNEAPOLIS, MN – A forum Monday in the Coffman Union theater discussed the anti-Republican National Convention protests that occurred earlier this month, where journalists faced pepper spray,...
Detroit Free Press Photojournalists Win Two National Emmys
09/23/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – Photojournalists at the Detroit Free Press won two national Emmy Awards for work that appeared on the newspaper's Web site, "40 Years of 'Respect'" and "Pit Bulls: Companions or Killers?"It's the newspaper's second and third national...
Court Rules Government Can't Block Detainee Abuse Photos
09/22/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – A federal appeals court today ordered 21 of 29 photographs that it said depicts prisoner abuse by U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq released to the public.U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein...
New Multimedia Workshops At University Of Miami
09/19/2008 // By Rich Beckman CORAL GABLES, FL – For almost a decade, the multimedia bootcamp workshops at the University of North Carolina provided one of the main training sites for hundreds of professional journalists seeking to understand new...
Mystery Surrounds Soldiers' Deaths, Altered DOD Photograph
09/19/2008 //  By Donald R. Winslow© 2008 News Photographer magazineAUSTIN, TX – A mysterious story about an unnamed American soldier who is being held in connection with the fatal shooting deaths of two of his fellow American troops at their...
St. Paul Won't Prosecute RNC Journalists On Misdemeanor Charges
09/19/2008 // ST. PAUL, MN – St. Paul mayor Chris Coleman released a statement today saying that journalists arrested on misdemeanor charges during mass protests at the Republican National Convention will not be prosecuted.The...
Bilal Hussein To Receive CPJ Press Freedom Award
09/16/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY – Associated Press photojournalist Bilal Hussein of Iraq is one of five journalists being honored this year with the International Press Freedom Award from the Committee to Protect Journalists.Hussein...
Atlantic Editor Apologizes For Greenberg's McCain Photos; Considers Lawsuit
09/16/2008 //  WASHINGTON, DC – The editor of Atlantic Monthly magazine says that not only is he sending Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain an apology letter for the manipulated images photographer Jill...
51st Annual Flying Short Course Is Ready To Go
09/16/2008 //  BOILING SPRINGS, NC – NPPA's 51st annual Flying Short Course launched this morning at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC, and photojournalists who got there early were excited to get their hands on Canon's new 5D Mark II DSLR on display...

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