News Archive

Google, Photographers Settle Litigation Over Books
09/05/2014 // NEW YORK, NY (September 5, 2014) – A group of photographers, visual artists and affiliated associations have reached a settlement with Google in a lawsuit over copyrighted material in Google Books. The parties are pleased to have reached a...
NPPA's Lawyer Requests Investigation Into Ferguson Police Gun-Pointing Incident
08/20/2014 // FERGUSON, MO (August 20, 2014) – The lawyer for the National Press Photographers Association who is on the ground in Ferguson alongside photojournalists has just filed a formal letter of complaint, as well as a request for an official investigation...
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...
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...
NPPA Member Wins Major Victory Against Suffolk County Police Department
06/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (June 18, 2014) –National Press Photographers Association member Philip Datz yesterday won a major settlement from the Suffolk County Police Department in a civil rights suit stemming from Datz’s arrest while filming law enforcement...
NPPA Member Wins Major Victory Against Suffolk County Police Department
06/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (June 18, 2014) –National Press Photographers Association member Philip Datz yesterday won a major settlement from the Suffolk County Police Department in a civil rights suit stemming from Datz’s arrest while filming law enforcement...
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...

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