News Archive

Life Member Dan Tortorell, 95, Was At St. Valentine's Day Massacre
03/18/2008 // By Scott BraucherTUCSON, AZ - Dan Tortorell, who was one of the first on the scene at the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre, an NPPA Life Member, and a former writer and photographer for the...
Seattle Times Cutting 150 More Jobs
03/18/2008 //  SEATTLE, WA – Today the publisher of The Seattle Times announced a 10 percent cut in the paper's work force, as many as 150 jobs, citing industry changes, falling circulation, and the worldwide financial crisis.The cuts come seven months after a...
BEARING WITNESS: Five Years Of The Iraq War
03/18/2008 // By Donald R. WinslowNEW YORK, NY - One of the most comprehensive and powerful visual compilations of America's past five years of war in Iraq has been published by Reuters in partnership with MediaStorm.org. "BEARING WITNESS: Five...
Multimediashooter Rises From The Grave
03/18/2008 // SAN JOSE, CA - It might be fair for Richard Koci Hernandez to quote Mark Twain today, but only if he feels like uttering, "The reports of my death are greatly...
Northern Short Course Photo Contest Winners Announced
03/15/2008 //  ROCHESTER, NY - Winners of the Northern Short Course 2008 Photo Contest were announced today and Stephen Katz of The Virginian-Pilot is the Photographer of the Year, John Freidah...
Texas TV Trucks Caught In Drag Race
03/14/2008 //  EL PASO, TX  - Two live television broadcast trucks were caught on video at an El Paso, TX, drag strip performing an impromptu drag race, costing one of the drivers his job. The other news crew will reportedly be disciplined, but not fired.The live...
London Warns Citizens About "Odd" Photographers, Terrorists
03/14/2008 //  LONDON  - If you're a photographer headed for London any time soon, you should expect an unfriendly welcome from London's Metropolitan Police and possibly from the British citizenry on the streets.The Met, as the unarmed bobbies are called these...
San Jose State University Professor Joe Swan, 78
03/14/2008 // SAN JOSE, CA - Retired San Jose State University photojournalism professor Joe Swan, 78, died at home March 9 after a long battle with diabetes. The popular professor, who became the first tenured professor in the...
WNPA Members Remember Brett Favre
03/13/2008 // RACINE, WI - With Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre announcing his retirement, members of the Wisconsin News Photographers Association put together video, still photographs, and their comments on a WNPA Web...
Mark Holm Named Concord Monitor Photo Editor
03/13/2008 // Mark Holm, who was director of photography for The Albuquerque Tribune until E.W. Scripps Co. closed the newspaper in February, has been named the new photo editor for The Concord Monitor in New Hampshire. Holm...

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