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Chicago Cop Accused Of Destroying Tribune Photographer's Gear
08/09/2007 // CHICAGO, IL - The Chicago Tribune reports that local police are investigating allegations that one of their officers grabbed a Tribune photographer's cameras Monday night at the scene of a police-involved shooting and damaged his gear.The newspaper...
NFL Vests & Logos: President's Letter To Members
08/08/2007 // To Our Members,Unfortunately the National Football League’s response to our letter requesting that they reconsider their new policy requiring sideline photographers to wear vests that include corporate logos has been less than encouraging. Rather...
NPPA Responds To NFL's Vest Policy
08/08/2007 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association, in response to a letter last week from the National Football League that said corporate logos on vests were just a part of the league's new safety and security program and are not...
NYC Film Permit Rules Will Be Redrafted
08/04/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - In response to an outcry by photojournalists, moviemakers, and advocates of press freedoms, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting (MOFTB) Friday announced they will step back and try again with a new draft...
LAPD To Use Police TV, Rather Than Media Training, For Future Major Events
08/04/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow DURHAM, NC - Back in May, NPPA president Tony Overman called for the Los Angeles Police Department to begin immediate and ongoing media relations training, and wrote a letter to...
NFL Tells NPPA Their Vest Logos Are "Not Advertising Messages"
08/04/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2007 News Photographer magagzineDURHAM, NC - The National Football League has responded to NPPA's complaint about the upcoming season's new requirement that sideline photographers wear mandatory NFL red vests...
Jones, Snider, Elected In Region 8
08/03/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – Sean D. Elliot, secretary of the National Press Photographers Association, has counted the votes and determined the winners in Region 8’s online July election.Tim Jones has been...
Student Photographer Covers Minnesota Bridge Disaster
08/02/2007 // MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Photojournalist Andrew Worrall was on the scene shortly after the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River collapsed during rush hour on Wednesday evening in Minneapolis, MN, and along with other...
NPPA Voices Opposition To NYC Film Permit Rule Changes
08/02/2007 // DURHAM, NC - Photojournalists and other concerned parties have until Friday to voice their public comments and complaints about the New York Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting's proposed rule changes, and the National Press...
House Judiciary Committee Approves Federal Shield Law
08/01/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - The House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation that would shield reporters from being forced by prosecutors to reveal their sources, taking the first step toward a federal shield law, while in California a judge ruled that...

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