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Photojournalist James Foley Executed By ISIS On Video
08/19/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (August 19, 2014) – A video posted online today by The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) shows a militant in the act of beheading American freelance photojournalist James W. Foley.Foley, 40, was...
NPPA Protests Ferguson Police Tactics, Disrespect For Constitutional Rights
08/14/2014 // DURHAM, NC (August 14, 2014) – Today the National Press Photographers Association sent a strong letter of protest to the Ferguson, MO, chief of police regarding the unwarranted arrest and detention of journalists who are covering the town's...
Italian AP Video Journalist Simone Camilli Killed In Gaza Blast
08/13/2014 // BEIT LAHIYA, GAZA (August 13, 2014) — An Associated Press video journalist and a freelance Palestinian translator assisting him were killed in an ordnance explosion Wednesday while working on an assignment about the aftermath about the recent war in...
NPPA's Words On Pictures: Kim Komenich
08/11/2014 // DURHAM, NC (August 11, 2014) – In this episode of Words On Pictures, the National Press Photographers Association's new audio podcast, photojournalist Kim Komenich shares his thoughts on his early photographic influences that helped shape his vision...
NPPA Board Meeting Opens In Florida
08/08/2014 // WEST PALM BEACH, FL (August 8, 2014) – A one-day meeting of the board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association kicked off this morning, the first event in this weekend's "Best Of Photojournalism Awards Show & Education...
NPPA Short Grants Doubled To $6K Each
07/29/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 29, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association today announced the opening of the 2014 Short Grants entry period. The announcement included news of two major enhancements to the program. First, the grant awards have been...
NPPA BOP Awards Show & Education Festival Line-Up Announced
07/21/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 21, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association's "Best Of Photojournalism Awards Show & Education Festival" is growing near and final plans are being made for the August 8-9, 2014, event in West Palm Beach, FL. ...
Cortona, Where Photography Brought A Town Back To Life
07/20/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowCORTONA, ITALY (July 19, 2014) – Under the bask of the Tuscan sun it only took four years for the Cortona On The Move photography festival to become one of the world's most important, if not the most fun, annual events on the...
NPPA Joins FAA Filings Supporting Drone Exemptions
07/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 17, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has filed comments to the Federal Aviation Administration in support of petitions from a number of aerial photography and video production companies seeking exemptions from...
Journalism Groups Urge Obama To Stop Excessive Controls On Public Information
07/08/2014 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 8, 2014) – Thirty-eight journalism and open government groups (including the National Press Photographers Association) today called on President Barack Obama to stop practices in federal agencies that prevent important...

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