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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...
Daniel Morel Awarded $1.22M In AFP, Getty Copyright Case
11/22/2013 // NEW YORK, NY (November 22, 2013) – Haitian photographer Daniel Morel has been awarded $1.22 million in damages after a seven-member jury in a New York Federal Court reached a unanimous verdict against Agence France-Press and Getty Images today for "...
NPPA, National Media Coalition Protest Restricted White House Access
11/21/2013 // WASHINGTON, DC (November 21, 2013) – The apparently ever-increasing lack of access to President Barack Obama by independent journalists and news organizations who cover the White House has been evolving into a wave of deep discontent over the past...

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