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Photojournalism Icon Eddie Adams, 71, Dies Sunday From Lou Gehrig's Disease
09/20/2004 // NEW YORK, NY —EddieAdams, who won a Pulitzer prize for his 1968 image of the summary execution of a Vietcong guerrilla in a Saigon street, died Sunday morning September 19 at his Manhattan home and studio. He was 71. His family was with him when he...
NPPA Files Legal Brief Opposing Subway Photography Ban
09/14/2004 // DURHAM, NC  — The National Press Photographers Association, through its attorney Kurt Wimmer of Covington & Burling, has submitted a legal brief to the Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York opposing the proposed photography ban on the New...
Vilia C. "Vi" Edom, 96
09/10/2004 // PORTSMOUTH, VA — Vilia C. Edom, 96, died on September 9 following a fall that took place on July 19, her daughter, Dr. Vme Edom Smith, announced today.A memorial service will be held Wednesday, September 15, at 1 p.m. at Snellings Funeral Home,...
Larry Nighswander Resigns From OU
08/24/2004 // Ohio University announced yesterday that professor Larry Nighswander has resigned his position as requested by the school, but that the resignation doesn't take effect until March 31, 2005. According to OU's official statement, Nighswander remains...
150 photographers seek answers at NYPD meeting for RNC
08/15/2004 // By Todd Maisel(NEW YORK, 1 POLICE PLAZA) — Photographers will have maximum access to demonstrators and incidents in New York City during the Republican National Convention vowed Paul Browne, Deputy Commissioner for Public Information for the NYPD....
Cartier-Bresson's Impact On Photojournalism
08/15/2004 // By Claude CookmanEditor's note: Claude Cookman, an associate professor of Journalism at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, is the author of one of the essays in Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, the Image and the World: A Retrospective (Thames...
Maysville, KY, Chief Photographer Seriously Injured In Wisconsin Crash
08/14/2004 // EAU CLAIRE, WI.—Ledger Independent Chief Photographer Bob Warner was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident early Saturday morning in central Wisconsin. Warner and his wife Julia and son Jim were driving to Seattle to spend time with son...
San Francisco Bay Area Media, EMS, Police, Fire Workers To Meet
08/07/2004 // Journalists and San Francisco Bay Area police, fire, and medical first-responders will meet Thursday, August 19, in an unprecedented community event designed to bring members of the media and EMS professional together to discuss their job...
UNITY Conference & CNJO meet in DC
08/04/2004 // "UNITY is really about collaboration," said UNITY President Ernest Sotomayor as he addressed those gathered at the Council of National Journalism Organizations. Over 40 people, the biggest attendance ever for a CNJO meeting, gathered at the...
Legendary Photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson, 95, Dies in France
08/04/2004 // PARIS, France - Henri Cartier-Bresson, 95, the legendary pillar of modern photojournalism who documented half a century of history by capturing it in iconic images that he called "decisive moments," one of the founding members of Magnum Photos who...

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