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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...
2008 Flying Short Course Dates, Cities, Announced
08/01/2008 //  DURHAM, NC – This year's National Press Photographers Association's Flying Short Course cities and dates have been announced by NPPA executive director Jim Straight.The three stops for the 2008 traveling national...
NPPA Member Chad Hunt Scores TIME Cover
08/01/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY  – A photograph from Afghanistan by NPPA member Chad Hunt graces the cover of this week's issue of TIME magazine.The picture shows Sergeant Major Combs at an outpost in the Korengal...
Vote On Federal Shield Law For Journalists Stalls
07/31/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – The federal shield law for journalists that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) promised to bring before the Senate before the summer recess, was stalled by Senate Republicans in a 51-to-43...
2008 Flying Short Course Cities, Dates, Announced
07/31/2008 //  DURHAM, NC– This year's National Press Photographers Association's Flying Short Course cities and dates have been announced by NPPA executive director Jim Straight.The three stops for the 2008 traveling national...
Citizen Journalists Beware: Chinese Teacher Sent To Labor Camp
07/31/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – A Sichuan school teacher who took pictures of collapsed school buildings in earthquake hit areas of China and posted them to a Web site has been ordered to serve one year in a labor camp, the group Human Rights in China (HRIC) reports...
Senate Will Consider Journalists' Federal Shield Law This Week
07/27/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced this week that the Senate will consider the federal shield law for journalists, formally known as the "Free Flow of Information Act, S. 2035"...
Senate Will Consider Journalists' Federal Shield Law Next Week
07/25/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced this week that the Senate will consider the federal shield law for journalists, formally known as the "Free Flow of Information Act, S. 2035"...
Denny Simmons Named MNCC National Chairperson
07/24/2008 // DURHAM, NC – Denny Simmons of the Evansville Courier & Press has been appointed the new Monthly News Clip Contest (MNCC) national chairperson by National Press Photographers Association president Bob...

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