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Get Excited: It's The Greatest Week In Visual Journalism
04/21/2008 // NPPA executive director Jim Straight has written an open letter to the membership:Dear Members,Are you all excited for the greatest week in Visual Journalism? I am, and let me tell you why: During the last week in May three of the biggest events in...
Region 1 & 9 Elections Upcoming In May
04/20/2008 // DURHAM, NC – Sean D. Elliot, national secretary for the National Press Photographers Association, has announced that in May there will be online elections for Regional officers in NPPA's Regions 1 and 9.(Region 1...
COMMENTARY: Time Magazine Alters Historic Rosenthal Icon For "Green" Cover
04/18/2008 // COMMENTARYBy Donald R. WinslowNEW YORK, NY – If it's attention TIME managing editor Richard Stengel wanted from this issue's cover, it worked; he's sure got it.TIME magazine has used Joe...
One Killed In WCSH-TV Live Truck Crash
04/17/2008 //  PORTLAND, ME – A young woman was killed Tuesday when the car she was driving crossed the median of Interstate 295 near Cumberland, ME, and struck a WCSH-TV Channel 6 live truck that was traveling in the northbound lane. The WCSH-TV photographer and...
Toronto Star Owners Cutting 160 Jobs & Internet Production Staff
04/17/2008 //  TORONTO - Torstar Corp., the company that publishes The Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper, said today it will cut about 160 jobs in its newspaper division through voluntary and involuntary staff reductions.The most shocking part of...
15 Jobs Cut At Fort Worth's Star-Telegram
04/17/2008 //  FORT WORTH, TX - The publisher of the Star-Telegram in Fort Worth said the newspaper is eliminating 15 jobs through a restructuring of management, and that the employees who will be leaving the paper will do so on April 25.Publisher Gary...
He's Free! After More Than Two Years, U.S. Military Releases AP's Bilal Hussein
04/16/2008 //  By Donald R. WinslowNews Photographer magazine BAGHDAD, IRAQ – Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Bilal Hussein has been released from U.S. military detention in Baghdad after being held by the...
Reuters Video Photojournalist Fadel Shana, 23, Killed In Gaza Attack
04/16/2008 //  GAZA – Reuters video photojournalist Fadel Shana, 23, was killed today on his way to cover violence in the Gaza Strip. When the Reuters TV vehicle that he and a soundman were traveling in stopped on a country back...
News Helicopter Safety: Startling Near Misses & Self Reporting
04/15/2008 // The NTSB Wants You To Report Incidents By Donald R. WinslowNews Photographer magazineGARDENIA, CA – On July 27, 2007, in the skies over Phoenix, two television photojournalists and their two pilots died on a clear...
Layoffs & Buyouts Spreading: The New York Times, Tampa Tribune, WFLA-TV, Modesto Bee
04/15/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – On Tuesday The New York Times told employees that as of today not enough people have come forward to volunteer for buyouts, and so now – for the first time – the newspaper will face the possibility of having to cut newsroom jobs...

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