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White House Does It Again: Photographers Shut Out Of Dalai Lama Meeting
02/21/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (February 21, 2014) - Despite repeated and sometimes heated objections, despite meetings where the White House Press Secretary promised to make positive changes, and despite pressure from a media coalition who...
Televise Supreme Court: NPPA Joins Coalition For Court Transparency
02/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 18, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined the Coalition for Court Transparency, NPPA president Mark J. Dolan announced today.Citing long lines outside the U.S. Supreme Court and the millions of...
NPPA SURVEY: Use Of Remotely Controlled Aircraft & Drones In Newsgathering
02/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 3, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association and the law firm of Holland & Knight are launching a new study on the use of remotely controlled aircraft or drones in newsgathering. Everyone with an interest in the...
NY Judge Throws Out Photographers' Border Search Constitutional Challenge
12/31/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 31, 2013) – In September 2010 the National Press Photographers Association joined in an important federal lawsuit in a Constitutional challenge of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's laptop search policy at the border....
NPPA Weighs In On Pivotal Copyright Case
12/19/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 19, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined several other photographer and writer advocacy groups in filing legal documents urging a New York judge to find that an artist who used a photographer’s images...
Media Coalition Meets With White House Press Office Over Obama Access
12/17/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (December 17, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher, along with additional representatives from a media coalition who are protesting the lack of photographers...
White House Briefing Transcript December 12, 2013
12/12/2013 // This is the portion of the White House Briefing of Thursday December 12, 2013, where White House press secretary Jay Carney answered reporters' questions about the lack of access to President Obama by photographers: THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the...
White House Press Grills Carney On Photo Access
12/12/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (December 12, 2013) – In the wake of this morning's Opinion piece by AP's photography director Santiago Lyon, published in The New York Times, which questioned the Obama Administration's unprecedented restrictions...
NPPA Urges China: Back Down On Threat To Journalists
12/11/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 11, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association has issued a statement urging China to back down from its threat to expel dozens of journalists.“NPPA urges China's government to allow all journalists, including the...
Photographer Confronted By Smithsonian Security Wants Answers
12/10/2013 // WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2013) – A veteran photographer says he is looking for answers after being accosted by Smithsonian security guards while recording a protest of fast food workers at the museum last week. Kristoffer Tripplaar was at the...

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