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Police Investigate Tony Overman's Arrest; Plan To Meet With Olympian Editors
06/09/2008 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2008 News Photographer magazine OLYMPIA, WA – Today police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Friday's arrest of Olympian staff photographer Tony Overman at a...
Tribune Co. To Cut Newspaper Reporters, Sharply Reduce News Pages
06/09/2008 // CHICAGO, IL – The journalism and business worlds will be watching for what happens, and just how soon, after The Tribune Co. last week announced sharp cutbacks for their 12 newspapers that includes dropping both journalists and page counts.During a...
Cost-Cutting, Layoffs, Wage Freezes Hit The Day
06/09/2008 //  NEW LONDON, CT – Independent newspaper The Day has laid off 21 full-time and 17 part-time employees, about 9 percent of the company's workforce, as a cost-cutting measure as the newspaper restructures itself, editor and publish Gary...
Deseret News Sells Property To Fund Employee Layoffs
06/09/2008 //  SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The Deseret News is reporting that the newspaper has sold a piece of its downtown property to a real-estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a little less than $3 million dollars, and that proceeds...
Election Results For Regions 1 & 9
06/09/2008 // DURHAM, NC– Denise McGill, the new national secretary for the National Press Photographers Association, has tallied the results for last month's online elections for Regional officers in Regions 1 and 9 and...
An Iconic Anniversary: 40 Years Ago, RFK And Bill Eppridge
06/08/2008 // NEW MILFORD, CT - Shortly before midnight forty years ago tonight, on June 5, 1968, in the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Life magazine photojournalist Bill Eppridge was following close behind the...
Best Use of Photography: 1st Quarter 2008 Results
06/04/2008 // For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-PageView the 2008 1st Quarter BUP winning pages in a gallery.View the 2007 Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing winners.View the 2006 Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing winners.View the 2007...
Kenyan Police Retrace Photographer's Steps On Night Of His Murder
06/03/2008 // NAIROBI, KENYA  – A murder investigation into the death of photojournalist Trent Keegan, 33, who was found dead Wednesday in a drainage ditch near a main highway in the capital, has lead police to question the...
New Look For Washington Times Newspaper, Web Site
06/03/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – The Washington Times has launched a re-design of the newspaper that color codes the news with tabs atop each story that contain one of 400,000 "news themes" that correspond to stories on their Web site and "landing pages" online.The...
Indianapolis Museum Gets Yard Sale Trunk Of Weegee Photos
06/03/2008 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The contents of an old trunk at a farmhouse yard sale in southern Kentucky in 2003 were worth far more than the trunk itself.In it were 210 photographs by photographer Weegee (Arthur Felig...

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