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NPPA Best Of Photojournalism 2004 Still Photo And Web Judging Underway; Winners Announced Daily
03/23/2004 // Judging in the National Press Photographers Association's Best Of Photojournalism 2004 Contest in the still photography and Web categories is underway at The Poynter Institute for Media Studies at St. Petersburg, FL, and continues through March 26."...
Seok Jae-hyun Released From Chinese Prison
03/19/2004 // South Korean freelance photojournalist Seok Jae-hyun, 34, was released from Wei Fang prison in China today after serving 14 months of a two-year sentence for his conviction on charges of "trafficking in persons." His wife, Kang Hye-won, and friend...
Seok Jae-hyun To Be Released From Chinese Prison
03/17/2004 // South Korean freelance photojournalist Seok Jae-hyun is scheduled to be released from prison in China in only two days, a spokesperson for the group Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières) confirms this morning from Paris. Vincent...
An open letter from NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism Contest Committee member Joe Elbert in response to an online petition which calls for a rejoining of the University of Missouri and NPPA's annual photojournalism contests
03/08/2004 // The breakup of Missouri and NPPA seems to hit folks at a personal level. I'm truly sorry for that, but some background might help make this more understandable.Where to begin? During NPPA's 1997 convention I was asked to be the contest liaison...
Two CNN Employees Gunned Down In Iraq
01/28/2004 // CNN is reporting that two of their employees were killed and a third was wounded on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 when the unmarked cars they were traveling in came under gunfire south of Baghdad, Iraq, while returning from an assignment in the south in...
Jeep Hits, Injures 3 Deseret Morning News Staffers
01/24/2004 // A car struck three Deseret Morning News employees on a sidewalk near the newspaper's offices in Salt Lake City on Tuesday morning, January 24, critically injuring two of them, according to the News. Assistant photo editor Chuck Wing, photographer...
Legendary Helmut Newton, 83, killed in LA car crash
01/23/2004 // Legendary photographer Helmut Newton, 83, died in Los Angeles this afternoon following a single-vehicle car crash. Reports say his 2004 silver Cadillac SRX sped out of control in the driveway of the Chateau Marmont hotel, jumped a curb, and crashed...
Colin Crawford Named Assistant Managing Editor Of Photography For The Los Angeles Times
01/23/2004 // Colin Crawford has been appointed assistant managing editor of photography at The Los Angeles Times and the title is a newly created "masthead" position for the newspaper. Crawford has been the acting director of photography at The Times since 2001...
Photojournalism Pioneer Charlie McCarty Dies at 88
01/22/2004 // Funeral services will be held Friday near Brussels, Belgium, for Charles J. McCarty, 88, an innovative mentor and a leader in photojournalism who shaped a generation of famous photojournalists and greatly advanced the profession. He was also the...
Best Of Photojournalism Opens Today
01/05/2004 // The Best Of Photojournalism 2004 contest officially started today with the first day of accepting entries. Television photojournalism entries are accepted until February 6, 2004; Still photojournalism, Still Editing, and Web entries are accepted...

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