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Flying Short Course Early Registration Discount Extended Through Tuesday
10/12/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association has extended the deadline for the early registration discount for this year's Flying Short Course through 12:00 midnight EST on Tuesday October 16, 2007. This means if you're planning to...
Dramatic Front Page Pictures War Dead From Fort Lewis
10/11/2007 //  OLYMPIA, WA - This morning the front page of the newspaper where National Press Photographers Association president Tony Overman is a staff photojournalist was a dramatic departure from the publication's...
Kentucky Newspaper Publishes Four-Year, Six-Part Story Of Addiction
10/11/2007 // By Donald R. WinslowLEXINGTON, KY - When the series "A New Dawn? A Kentucky Mother's Struggle Through Drug Court" is published starting this coming Sunday in the Lexington Herald-Leader, and as it goes live on the newspaper's Web...
AP Sues Moreover Technologies And VeriSign For Infringement, Misappropriation
10/09/2007 // NEW YORK, NY- The Associated Press said today that they have sued Moreover Technologies Inc. and VeriSign Inc., asking a federal court to stop the two companies from accessing and electronically publishing AP's proprietary news reports without...
WABC-TV NewsChopper7 Pilot Dies In Freak Accident
10/08/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - The pilot of WABC-TV NewsCopter7 was killed in a freak accident in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday night, not in an aviation incident but when a taxi cab jumped a curb outside a popular E. 40th Street and Third Ave. restaurant and hit him...
Friday Services In France For Alexandra Boulat, 45
10/08/2007 //  PARIS, FRANCE - Funeral plans have been announced for VII photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, 45, who died Friday in hospital in Paris after being in a coma since suffering an aneurism while on assignment in Ramallah...
Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Federal Shield Law
10/06/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill to protect journalists from being forced to reveal their sources in federal court. Commonly called the Federal Shield Law, the legislation passed the committee by a 15-4 vote and...
French photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, 45
10/05/2007 //  PARIS, FRANCE - Photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, 45, has died in hospital in Paris today, agency VII said. She suffered an aneurism in late June and has been in a coma ever since.She was the daughter of Life...
Brooks Photographers Team With Adoption Organizations To Raise Awareness
10/03/2007 // SANTA BARBARA, CA – A forum addressing the needs and challenges of the adoptive and foster care system in Santa Barbara County has been added to opening night of a professional photography exhibit showing youngsters and adoptive families.The Heart...
Don't Miss The 50th Annual Flying Short Course, Register Online Now
10/03/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Not since U.S. Air Force Major William Lookadoo took one of his shiny, silver C-47 transport planes and hauled the first set of NPPA “short course” speakers to Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and...

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