News Archive

Charlotte Sun Editor Says Altered Photo On AP Network Was An Honest Mistake
05/06/2007 //     A photograph that was the subject of a mandatory photo elimination bulletin by the Associated Press on Friday because it had been digitally altered was the result of an honest mistake, and not an attempt to publish a doctored photograph, the...
John Roger Simms, 58, Daytona Beach News-Journal
05/05/2007 //  DAYTONA BEACH , FL - John Roger Simms, 58, a staff photographer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, died Thursday at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center after a short battle with cancer. He joined the paper in 1980 and worked for more...
Jim Straight Named NPPA's New Executive Director
05/03/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Jim Straight has been named the new executive director of the National Press Photographers Association, NPPA president Tony Overman announced today."With all of the...
Election Winners Announced In Regions 2 & 6
05/01/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot has announced the results of April’s online elections for Regional officers in Regions 2 and 6.In Region 2, Todd Maisel was elected director over...
Photojournalists Reflect on Virginia Tech Shootings
04/28/2007 //  TODD MAISEL: A veteran of 9/11 and of the "East Coast media frenzy", the New York Daily News staff photographer found sorrow amidst the media circus on the Virginia Tech campus after the shootings. RICK WILKING: A freelance photographer for Reuters...
Digital Alteration Of News Photographs Continues
04/25/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2007 News Photographer magazineAUSTIN, TX – Fresh on the heels of the digital alteration of photographs at The Toledo Blade and The New York Times comes news today that several newspapers and magazines have...
Apple One-Day Photo Contest For Students Is This Friday
04/24/2007 // Apple Inc. will hold its first-ever one day "Insomnia Photo Festival" photography contest for students this coming Friday, with a photography assignment that will be posted on Friday afternoon which must be completed and submitted within 24 hours....
Frank Johnston To Receive WHNPA Lifetime Achievement Award
04/23/2007 //  WASHINGTON, DC - Retired Washington Post photojournalist Frank Johnston will receive the White House News Photographers Association's 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award, the organization announced today. Johnston will...
Long, Irby, To Receive Sprague Awards In Portland
04/21/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association’s Honors & Recognition Committee today announced that John Long and Kenny Irby are winners of the 2007 Joseph...
New York Times Admits To Publishing Altered Photograph
04/19/2007 // NEW YORK, NY – The New York Times published an Editor’s Note today telling readers that a digitally altered photograph had been published in the newspaper on Tuesday, and that it had been shot and altered by someone who is a Times...

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