News Archive

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...
NYPPA Seeks Support For Ground Zero Journalists With Health Issues
07/27/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - Rescue and recovery workers who may have been injured, or who are ill because of the events of 9/11 and working around the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the terror attack, now have an extended period of time to file for...
Four Killed In Phoenix When News Choppers Crash
07/27/2007 //  PHOENIX, AZ - Two television photojournalists and their two pilots died Friday when their helicopters apparently collided while covering a live news story shortly after noon over the city.KNXV-TV and KTVK-TV both report that their helicopters were...
NFL Maintains Vest Logos Are Small, And Have Been Used Before
07/26/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2007 News Photographer magazineDURHAM, NC - The National Football League has responded to NPPA's complaint about the upcoming season's new requirement that sideline photographers wear...
Capitol Hill Report: NPPA Advocacy Goes To Washington
07/25/2007 // By Alicia Wagner Calzada NPPA Advocacy ChairWASHINGTON, DC- Representatives from the National Press Photographers Association visited Capitol Hill to meet with Senate and House staff members in July to discuss...
New Multimedia Project Documents Rick Loomis' War Experience
07/24/2007 // LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles Times photojournalist Rick Loomis is both the subject and narrator of a new multimedia project launched on KCET-TV's Web site, "IRAQ: News In Transition" (click on "View Multimedia")....
Expanding Our Visions: Women In Photojournalism Conference
07/23/2007 // DURHAM, NC - How will you survive in today’s changing newsroom? Will you be left behind or learn what it takes to keep up with the changes? Come to Austin, TX, for the NPPA Women in Photojournalism Conference August 17-19, 2007, to learn skills...
NPPA Asks NFL To Reconsider Logos On Vests
07/20/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2007 News Photographer magazineDURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association has sent a letter to the National Football League asking the NFL to reconsider their...
Court Declares Newscast's Use Of Freelance Photo Is Not Fair Use
07/18/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - A federal district court in Massachusetts last month issued a decision highlighting the need for news organizations to be cautious when using freelance photographs in their broadcasts or publications, attorneys at Covington &...
New NFL Vest Rule (With Sponsor Logos) Has Some Seeing Red
07/18/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2007 News Photographer magazineThe National Football League has passed a new rule for the upcoming season that requires photographers at NFL games to wear red vests with Canon and Reebok logos...

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