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SPJ Honors Osterreicher, Dalglish For Exceptional Service To Journalism
04/22/2015 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 24, 2015) – The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to honor Mickey H. Osterreicher and Lucy Dalglish as Fellows of the Society. It is the highest honor given by the Society and is awarded for extraordinary...
NPPA Launches Survey On Rulemaking, Drones, And Newsgathering
03/19/2015 // ATHENS, GA (March 19, 2015) The National Press Photographers Association has announced the launch of a survey of news gatherers concerning the FAA Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) Regarding Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft...
Survey of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding the Use of sUAS (Drones) as it Pertains to Newsgathering
03/18/2015 // NEW YORK, NY (March 18, 2015) The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announces the launch of a survey of news gatherers concerning the FAA Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) Regarding Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned...
Media Coalition Asks Supreme Court For A-V Coverage Of Same Sex Arguments
01/28/2015 // ATHENS, GA (January 28, 2015) – NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher was part of a coalition that authored a letter to United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts today requesting audio-visual coverage of arguments in same-sex...
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,...
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...
NPPA Member Justin Cook Reaches Agreement With UNC
11/05/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 5, 2014) – Photographer Justin Cook released a statement today saying that he has reached an agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill regarding their unauthorized use of one of his images on a UNC Facebook...
The Right To Photograph And Record In Public
10/09/2014 // DURHAM, NC (October 9, 2014) – You are cordially invited to attend this free panel discussion, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association and the SDX Foundation of the Society of Professional Journalists.Hosted by the Dallas Police...
Forest Service Tries To Require Expensive Photo Permits, Ditch First Amendment
09/24/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 24, 2014) – The U.S. Forest Service has once again raised the hackles of journalists and those who abide by the Constitution's First Amendment by tightening restrictions on journalists and requiring permission and a paid permit...

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