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New Nieman Fellowship To Honor Anja Niedringhaus
12/09/2014 // CAMBRIDGE, MA (December 9, 2014) – The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has announced a new visual journalism fellowship in honor of 2007 Nieman Fellow Anja Niedringhaus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press photographer who was shot...
NPPA Board To Meet January 9, 2015
12/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 3, 2014) – The board of directors for the National Press Photographers Association will hold its open Annual Meeting at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, from...
Lyttle, Gitner Elected To NPPA Board Of Directors
12/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (December 3, 2014) – Melissa Lyttle and Seth Gitner have been elected to NPPA’s board of directors in the association’s annual election during the month of November. They will be sworn in during NPPA’s 2015 annual board meeting at the...
NPPA's Lawyer Testifies For Open Electronic Court Coverage
12/02/2014 // WASHINGTON, DC (December 2, 2014) – Mickey H. Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, is scheduled to testify Wednesday before the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts,...
Five NPPF-NPPA Career Expansion Scholarship Winners Named
12/02/2014 //    DURHAM, NC (December 2, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Foundation’s board of directors have announced the five winners of this year's NPPF-NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships. The winners are Josh Bachman, Matt Eich, Brian Powers,...
Larry Nighswander, 67
11/28/2014 // UPDATED Tuesday December 2 to include memorial service plans.ORLANDO, FL (November 28, 2014) – Larry Nighswander, a former Ohio University School of Visual Communication professor and director of OU's VisCom program as well as a...
Important Legal Info For Those Covering Ferguson, MO
11/23/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 23, 2014) – NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher is asking all visual journalists and photographers who may be covering events in Ferguson, MO, in the coming days to print out these federal court orders (linked below) and...
Court Orders Ferguson Police To Not Interfere With Photographing Or Recording In Public
11/21/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 21, 2014) – Today a federal judge for the Eastern District of Missouri granted three orders agreed and consented to by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the County of St. Louis Missouri, and the City of Ferguson [Links are to...
Photo Staff Cuts Continue At Thomson Reuters
11/20/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowTORONTO (November 20, 2014) – More members of the photography staff at Thomson Reuters have been shown the door this week as the picture service continues a downsizing that first gained public attention last...
Larry Hatteberg Leaving KAKE-TV After 51 Years
11/10/2014 // WICHITA, KS (November 10, 2014) - Legendary television storyteller, photojournalist, and NPPA Life Member Larry Hatteberg has announced that he's leaving KAKE-TV after 51 years there as a visual storyteller and news anchor."Now this is one of those...

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