News Archive

Dead, Alive, Dead Again: MulitmediaShooter.com Gone (Again)
04/03/2008 //  SAN JOSE, CA - On March 10 it was hacked, gone, "down for the count," the owner said. Then on March 18, MultimediaShooter.com rose from the grave, alive again, rebuilt in a frenetic frenzy that was depicted in a video by the site's creator,...
Judges Pick Winners In NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing Categories
04/03/2008 //  ATHENS, OH  - Judging more than 1,200 entries in the Picture Editing categories of NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism competition is underway at the School of Visual Communications at Ohio University in Athens."We are celebrating the best of what...
CBS O&O Layoffs Continue Nationally; Citizens Encouraged To Shoot News
04/03/2008 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The layoffs at CBS owned and operated television stations continue around the country this week, with 14 newsroom employees - including five on-air veterans - shown the door at KPIX-TV CBS5 in San Francisco.In the meantime, a...
First Month's Results Of The New Digital MNCC Go Live
04/02/2008 // DURHAM, NC - In January, NPPA announced that its popular and long-standing Monthly News Clip Contest was going digital beginning with that month's entries. And now the digital results of the first month of the online MNCC are coming in from the...
Wolfgang's Wet, Wired & Wicked Fast
04/01/2008 // EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - Reuters photojournalist Wolfgang Rattay reveals in his Reuters blog how he's perfected the art of using a Canon EOS 1D and a Canon transmitter, anchored to the bottom of a Dutch swimming pool, to take a picture of a world-...
Funeral Services Sunday For Photojournalist Dith Pran
04/01/2008 // By Donald R. WinslowSOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Funeral services will be Sunday, April 6, for Dith Pran, the photojournalist who survived torture and starvation at the hands of the brutal Khmer Rouge and...
Illinois Senate Passes Bill Protecting Press Access To High School Sports
04/01/2008 // SPRINGFIELD, IL  - The Illinois Senate voted today 47-5 in favor of a bill that would prohibit the Illinois High School Association from regulating the use of news photographs and the media's access to public high school competitions.An identical...
Online Registration Now Open For Convergence '08 In Louisville
03/31/2008 //  DURHAM, NC - Registration is now open for NPPA's Convergence '08 in Louisville, KY, beginning May 27, 2008.Online registration is now live here.In the race to bring award-winning multimedia photojournalism to the Web, the National Press...
Four Photojournalists Killed During Vietnam War Come Home For Burial
03/31/2008 //  WASHINGTON, DC - Remains from the crash site where four photojournalists were killed when their helicopter went down in Laos during the Vietnam war will be buried on Thursday April 3, 2008, during a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington.On February...
Photojournalist Dith Pran, "Killing Fields" Survivor, Dies
03/30/2008 // By Donald R. WinslowNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (March 30, 2008) – Dith Pran, the Cambodian photojournalist who survived starvation, torture, and the Khmer Rouge reign of genocide, and whose story was the...

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