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NPPA Advocates for Members' Rights on Concert Images, Court Coverage & Use of Drones
11/19/2015 // Recent days have been particularly active on the advocacy front, with NPPA protecting members’ First Amendment rights across the country, commenting on issues like photographers’ rights to photos taken at concerts, coverage of court proceedings in...
Right To Photograph And Record: Panel Discussion At National Press Club
10/06/2015 // ATHENS, GA (October 6, 2015) – Ever since 9/11 there has been a heightened awareness of anyone taking pictures or recording events in public. This issue has only been exacerbated by the widespread proliferation of cellphone cameras and the ability...
NPPA Joins Suit To Overturn Controversial Wyoming Data Censorship Laws
09/29/2015 // CHEYENNE, WY (September 29, 2015) – A diverse coalition of conservation, press, academic and animal-protection groups filed suit today in federal court seeking to strike down a pair of Wyoming state laws that stifle freedom of speech and make...
SPJ Recognizes Osterreicher, Dalglish For Exceptional Service To Journalism
09/21/2015 // ORLANDO, FL (September 21, 2015) – The Society of Professional Journalists honored the National Press Photographers Association's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher as a Fellow of the Society last night during a banquet at the SPJ Excellence in...
NPPA Constitutional Rights Panel Set For Texas In September
08/27/2015 // ATHENS, GA (August 27, 2015) – A panel discussion concerning the constitutional right to photograph and record in public, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association, will take place Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at San Jacinto...
NPPA Helps Revise Taylor Swift Credential Agreement
07/21/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 21, 2015) – Recently there were many news stories about pop icon Taylor Swift's open letter to Apple saying that she was not going to agree to their terms for distributing her music on iTunes. And then very publicly Apple...
NPPA Preparing Official Comments On Copyright Challenges For Photographers
07/16/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 16, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association is drafting official comments to the United States Copyright Office regarding copyright protection of visual work. NPPA's attorneys are drafting the comments based on years of...
In The Public Eye: Police, Cameras And The Constitution
06/19/2015 // ATHENS, GA (June 19, 2015) – The general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, Mickey H. Osterreicher, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Newseum on the topics of police, cameras, and the Constitution. A full...
Advice For Covering High Conflict News Stories
04/28/2015 // ATHENS, GA (April 28, 2015) – Due to the circumstances in Baltimore, MD, the National Press Photographers Association's Advocacy Committee has posted some practical guidelines for photojournalists who are covering high conflict news stories.The...
Practical Advice About Covering High Conflict News Stories
04/28/2015 // In wake of the events taking place in Baltimore, MD NPPA General Counsel, Mickey Osterreicher, has put together a document with advice on how to cover high conflict news stories.Issues covered:LegalLocal OrdinancesFederal TrespassResources Important...

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