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Truth With A Camera Workshop Cancelled For 2008
01/11/2008 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2008 News Photographer magazineCHESAPEAKE, VA - The 2008 Truth With A Camera Workshop has been cancelled, according to Edom Foundation for Photojournalism Education director Dr. Vme Edom Smith...
Television Legend Ray Farkas, 72
01/06/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – Ray Farkas, 72, a legendary television storyteller and producer, died peacefully Friday night at the Community Hospice in Washington, his family announced.Farkas documented his own brain surgery in...
Retired AP Photojournalist Charles Tasnadi Dies In Washington
01/06/2008 // By Darrell BartonEDMOND, OK - Why does Ray Farkas matter to photojournalists? I don't think he ever picked up a camera and he certainly never called himself a photographer. He was a producer. That's a term that is used in television...
Today is the deadline for NPPA's 2008 Best of Photojournalism Contest
01/03/2008 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism contest is now officially open for entries, and some new rules and a few category changes are now posted on NPPA's Web site.There are no entry fees for NPPA's...
AP Names Photo Editor Becker To Entertainment Content Director
01/03/2008 //  Associated Press national entertainment photography editor Daniel Becker has been appointed to the newly created post of director of entertainment content, AP announced today in Los Angeles. AP says Becker will...
Regions 3 & 7 Election Results Announced
01/03/2008 // DURHAM, NC - NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot has tallied the votes and certified the elections for Region 3 and Region 7 and announced to names of the elected Regional officers.Tom Costello...
Life Member William O."Bill" Seymour, 70
01/02/2008 // MORGANTOWN, WV - William O. "Bill" Seymour, 70, a retired professor emeritus of journalism who taught at West Virginia University and who was an NPPA Life Member, died December 31, 2007, at his home in Mt. Morris, PA, according to...
Department Of Transportation's New Rules For Carry-On, Checked Lithium Batteries
01/02/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC - New rules from the Department of Transportation governing the quantity and strength of lithium batteries that can be carried on or checked on U.S. registered airliners took effect at the beginning of the new year, and there has been...
Nieman Foundation Encourages NPPA Members To Enter Taylor Awards
01/01/2008 // DURHAM, NC - Ellen Tuttle of Harvard University's Nieman Foundation for Journalism is encouraging National Press Photographers Association members to apply for the 2008 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers...
NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism Contest Rules Announced
12/30/2007 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association announced today that the 2008 Best Of Photojournalism contest rules have been posted to its Web site. The contest will officially open for entries on January 2, 2008.The Best Of...

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