News Archive

Senate Will Consider Shield Law In July; Journalists Urged To Support
07/13/2008 // By Mickey H. OsterreicherNPPA’s general legal counselBUFFALO, NY – Last week Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced on the Senate floor that floor time will be given in July for...
After 50 Years, Ron Riesterer Retires
07/11/2008 // OAKLAND, CA – When Oakland Tribune photojournalist Ron Riesterer retired after a 50-year career at the newspaper, the Contra Costa Times did a multimedia tribute to the Bay Area legend and his photographs.The piece...
Suspects Identified, But Not Arrested, In Trent Keegan's Death
07/11/2008 // AUKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Police in Kenya have identified five suspects in the murder of New Zealand photojournalist Trent Keegan, but none of them are under arrest, a newspaper in Auckland reported today.The New...
Winning TV Quarterly Clip Contest Videos On Facebook
07/10/2008 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association's Television Quarterly Clip Contest co-chairperson has launched a new Facebook page that will feature each quarter's winning videos."Become a Facebook member today and watch these award-...
Chicago Tribune Cutting 80 Newsroom Jobs
07/09/2008 // CHICAGO, IL – In the fourth round of job cutbacks since 2005, the Chicago Tribune announced that 80 more positions will be cut from its newsroom staff by the end of August.Three years ago the Tribune's newsroom employed as many as 670 people; this...
Mark Dolan To Teach At Southern Illinois
07/08/2008 // Mark Dolan has accepted a tenure-track position teaching photojournalism and multimedia communications at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Dolan was a professor in the department of Visual and Interactive...
"Truth With A Camera" Workshop Reborn
07/08/2008 // NORFOLK, VA – The long-standing "Truth With A Camera" workshop that Edom Foundation director Dr. Vme Edom Smith back in January said was cancelled for 2008 has been revived by two photojournalists who work for The Virginian-Pilot....
11th Circuit Sides With National Geographic In Copyright Case
07/08/2008 // By Mickey H. OsterreicherNPPA's general legal counsel BUFFALO, NY – The full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta - along with the 2nd Circuit in New York - handed down rulings last week in copyright cases that have been...
Women In Photojournalism Conference: New & Traditional
07/06/2008 // 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...
Los Angeles Times Cutting 250 More Jobs
07/03/2008 // LOS ANGELES, CA – As deep cuts in newspaper staffing roll out across Tribune Co.-owned properties bought last year by real estate mogul Sam Zell, the Los Angeles Times has announced that 250 more jobs will be cut...

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