News Archive

It Gets Worse: McClatchy Cuts Another 1,150 Jobs; Star-Ledger Publisher Threatens Closure
09/16/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – While Wall Street weathers a financial disaster, and the Gulf Coast looks for billions to rebuild after Hurricane Ike's disaster, newspaper analysts are watching August's newspaper revenues to guess how much deeper the publishing...
Reuters Appoints Chris Cramer To Global Editor Of Multimedia
09/15/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – Reuters today appointed media executive and former CNN International president Chris Cramer to the newly created role of global editor of multimedia for Reuters News.Acting as the key leader and main...
WKU's Mountain Workshop Begins September 30
09/14/2008 // BOWLING GREEN, KY – The 2008 photojournalism, multimedia and picture editing Mountain Workshop produced by Western Kentucky University will be held September 30 through October 5, 2008 in Mayfield, KY."It is a quaint town of about 10,000 and is...
Fast Company Interview With "America's Photographer"
09/11/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – Rick Smolan, a former National Geographic and Time magazine photographer who today makes photography books like "Day in the Life of America" and his latest effort, "America at Home," did a lengthy...
Jean Chung Wins Inaugural Boulat Photography Grant
09/11/2008 // PARIS – The inaugural Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Association grant has been awarded to Jean Chung for her photography project, "Tears in Congo."Annie Boulat, the...
PhotoShelter Shutting Down Stock Sales
09/11/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – PhotoShelter CEO Allen Murabayashi announced on the company's Web site today that they are shutting down their stock photography licensing business and "getting back to our roots," meaning they will...
Newsroom Cuts, Workers' Hours Reduced, In Pacific Northwest
09/09/2008 //  TACOMA, WA – Publishers of The News Tribune in Tacoma, WA, and The Olympian in Olympia, WA, yesterday announced more job cuts in their newsrooms as well as a reduction in the number of hours their remaining employees will work.Voluntary buy-out...
2008 NPPA Flying Short Course Is Ready To Go
09/08/2008 //  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...
AP Photojournalist Guttenfelder Receives $10K Gramling Award
09/07/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY — The Associated Press has named nine members of its global staff as winners of its 2008 Oliver S. Gramling Awards for excellence and one of the winners is Tokyo-based chief Asia photographer David Guttenfelder...
More Journalists Detained Outside Republican National Convention
09/05/2008 // ST. PAUL, MN – After photojournalist Nathan Weber finally made bail and left jail Wednesday night after being arrested Monday while photographing anti-war demonstrators clashing with police, more journalists were...

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