News Archive

Charlie Borst Joins Education Week
08/20/2008 // Charlie Borst has been named the new director of photography for Editorial Projects in Education for Education Week magazine, a non-profit organization based in Bethesda, MD. EPE published a weekly newspaper, a...
Retired Everett Herald Photographer Jim Leo, 73
08/18/2008 // EVERETT, WA  – Retired Everett Herald photographer Jim Leo, 73, an NPPA member since 1955, died on August 13 just one day after heart surgery, the Herald reports.Leo spent 47 years working for the Herald, including...
Reuters Disappointed With IDF Findings In Gaza Cameraman's Death
08/14/2008 //  LONDON – Reuters today said it was disappointed with and dissatisfied by the findings of a report by the Israeli military, which concluded that an Israeli tank crew who killed Fadel Shana, a Reuters cameraman, and...
NPPA Supports HR 6662, The Fallen Hero Commemoration Act
08/12/2008 // DURHAM, NC – Daily news photographs of flag-draped caskets arriving at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware were common in the papers and on nightly news during the Vietnam War, so much so that the phrase "The Dover Test" was used by analysts to...
Women In Photojournalism Photo Contest Gallery Now Online
08/11/2008 // NEW ORLEANS, LA – A gallery of outstanding images from this year's Women In Photojournalism Conference photography contest is now live online here.The 19th annual Women In Photojournalism Conference opens Friday at the Astor Crowne Hotel in New...
Live Photojournalism Blogs From Beijing Olympics
08/11/2008 // DURHAM, NC – Seattle Times photojournalist Rod Mar is writing a live blog from the Olympics in Beijing, illustrated with his great photographs from the events, and Vincent Laforet...
Kevin Coughlin Moves To Players Club Magazine
08/07/2008 // Kevin P. Coughlin has left The New York Post to become the new director of photography for The Players Club magazine, a publication for professional athletes that was founded by former New York Mets baseball player Lenny...
Carl D. Hoyt, 73
08/06/2008 // SEBRING, FL – Carl D. Hoyt, 73, a retired photojournalist who worked for many years at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, died August 3, 2008, in Sebring.Hoyt, who had also served in the National Guard, moved to Sebring in 1993 and was...
There's Still Time To Attend This Week's Women In Photojournalism Conference in New Orleans
08/05/2008 // DURHAM, NC, – Online registration is now closed but walk-in registration will still be available at the site of this year's Women In Photojournalism Conference, coming up later this week from August 8 through 10 at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in...
Pete Souza's "The Rise Of Barack Obama" Exhibit, Book Signing
08/02/2008 //  WASHINGTON, DC  – There will be a public opening of an exhibit of photographs from award-winning photojournalist Pete Souza's new book "The Rise Of Barack Obama" on Saturday, August 9 2008, at the Edison Place...

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