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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...
Web Site Winners Named In NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism Contest
03/30/2008 //  ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Judges picking winners in the Web site categories of NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism competition have released the following results, along with judges' comments, from the contest's host site at The Poynter...
Illinois Photographer Of The Year Ends In Tie
03/29/2008 // CHAMPAIGN, IL - The Illinois Press Photographer Association's annual photography contest at their yearly convention ended tonight with a tie for first place.After a long discussion by the judges, Scott Strazzante of...
Getty's John Moore Named Photojournalist Of The Year (Larger Markets)
03/29/2008 //  ST. PETERSBURG, FL - John Moore of Getty Images was picked as the NPPA 2008 Best Of Photojournalism competition's Photojournalist of the Year (Larger Markets) today at the end of the final round of judging in this...
Judges Pick Picture Story Winners In NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism Contest
03/28/2008 //  ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Judges at NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism competition at The Poynter Institute today picked winners in the categories International News Picture Story,...
TV News Layoffs, Rumored Layoffs, And Backpack Journalists
03/28/2008 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2008 News Photographer magazine DENVER, CO - NPPA's recently-crowned Best Of Photojournalism Video Editor of the Year Shawn Montano was among nine KCNC-TV CBS4 employees who...
Simmons Wins Photojournalist Of The Year (Smaller Markets), Tama Wins Cliff Edom's "New America Award"
03/28/2008 //  ST. PETERSBURG, FL- Today judges at NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism competition named two of the top three award winners, the Photojournalist of the Year (Smaller Markets) and the recipient of Cliff Edom's "New America Award."Denny...

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