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MULTIMEDIA: The Race To Be Best Is On
03/20/2008 // LOUISVILLE, KY – In the race to bring award-winning multimedia photojournalism to the Web, the National Press Photographers Association is helping photojournalists by putting the leaders in visual journalism at their fingertips. NPPA’s Multimedia...
Mary Ellen Mark To Judge First Book Prize In Photography
03/20/2008 // DURHAM, NC - The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and The Honickman Foundation have announced that photographer Mary Ellen Mark will judge the 2008 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in...
Months, Years, Pass While Bilal Hussein's Charges Remain A Secret
03/19/2008 //  WASHINGTON, DC - Associated Press photojournalist Bilal Hussein – held by the U.S. military in prison in Iraq since April 2006 – still doesn't know what crime he's charged with, and AP's chief executive officer...
Philip Jones Griffiths Dies In London
03/19/2008 //  By Donald R. Winslow LONDON – Magnum Photos photojournalist Philip Jones Griffiths, 72, has died at home in London after a battle with cancer, the agency confirmed today."Philip enriched all our lives with his...
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...

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