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Wilbur Awards Seek Nominations
12/11/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC – The Religion Communicators Council is seeking nominations for the annual Wilbur Awards recognizing excellence in communicating religious issues, values, and themes produced by the mainstream media.Wilbur Award categories include...
Military's Evidence Against AP Photographer Is Still A Secret
12/10/2007 // By Kim Gamel Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, IRAQ - An Iraqi investigating magistrate on Sunday convened the first criminal hearing in the case of Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein, who has been held by...
NPPA President To Testify Before House On National Parks Photo Rule Changes
12/10/2007 // DURHAM, NC - National Press Photographers Association president Tony Overman, a staff photojournalist for The Olympian in Olympia, WA, is scheduled to testify before the House Natural Resources Committee in...
Illinois High School Association Sues IPA, Newspapers, Over Print Sales
12/08/2007 // SPRINGFIELD, IL - In the ongoing legal battle between a state high school athletic organization and newspapers and a press association who are fighting over the rights to sell photographs from high school championship games, another law suit has...
Missouri Announces The Angus & Betty McDougall Center For Photojournalism Studies
12/04/2007 // COLUMBIA, MO - The Angus and Betty McDougall Center for Photojournalism Studies, named for the renowned photography innovator and educator and his wife, will be dedicated next September during the...
Kentucky News Photographers Seminar, Contest, In January
12/03/2007 // BOWLING GREEN, KY - Kentucky News Photographers Association vice president Joe Imel announced that the organization's annual POY Contest and Education Seminar will be in Louisville, KY, this January 25 and 26 at the...
Illinois News Photographers Launch Letter Campaign
11/30/2007 // SPRINGFIELD, IL - Following last week's shut out of some news photographers from the state's championship basketball games over a dispute with the Illinois High School Association over the "secondary use" of game images, the Illinois Press...
Military To Show Evidence On December 9 On Bilal Hussein
11/29/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - The U.S. military has set December 9 as the date on which it will submit evidence against Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein to the Iraqi judiciary system, an American official said today.The...
Illinois Press Association Responds To Football Photo Shut Out
11/27/2007 // SPRINGFIELD, IL - The Illinois Press Association today responded to last week's action by the Illinois High School Association when the IHSA refused to allow some Illinois newspaper photographers sideline access to cover the state's high school...
AP CEO Says Military's Actions Mock American Principles
11/26/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - Associated Press president and CEO Tom Curley has written an Op-Ed piece in The Washington Post titled "Railroading A Journalist In Iraq." In the article, Curley expresses his concerns about the lack...

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