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2013 Joseph Costa Award For Courtroom Photography Deadline
01/10/2013 // MUNCIE, IN (January 10, 2013) – The deadline for submitting images to the Joseph Costa Award for Courtroom Photography is January 24, 2013. Entries must be postmarked by that date.  The Costa Award seeks to honor the photographer whose courtroom...
NYPD's Controversial 'Stop and Frisk' Policy Ruled Unconstitutional
01/08/2013 // A Manhattan Federal Court judge has ordered police stop making trespass stops outside private residential buildings immediately. The tactic was decried by some as infringing on civil liberties, Robert Gearty and Stephen Rex Brown report here.
Police Want Press Credential Lawsuit Dismissed
01/07/2013 // By Dana LittlefieldSAN DIEGO — A federal judge is considering requests by the San Diego Police and county Sheriff’s departments to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two freelance journalists who claim the agencies unfairly prevented them from gathering...
NPPA, WHNPA Protest Pelosi's Photoshopped, Faked Photo
01/05/2013 // DURHAM, NC (January 5, 2013) - The National Press Photographers Association has joined with the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) in a statement protesting the manipulation of an official photograph made available for distribution...
Photographers' Rights Panel At FotoWeekDC
11/07/2012 // By fotoDC Events NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher and former ASMP president Richard Kelly will lead a discussion about the right to photograph and record in public, and the best practices for how to avoid being harassed...
NPPA Joins Lawsuit Against NYPD
10/22/2012 // By Joan BlazichNPPA AdvocacyToday the National Press Photographer’s Association (NPPA) announced that it was joining 5 elected officials and almost a dozen members of the press in a lawsuit against the New York...
NPPA Protests Arrest Of San Diego Photographer
10/17/2012 // By Alicia CalzadaEarlier this week NPPA member and San Diego freelance photojournalists Edward R. Baier was arrested while covering an incident near the San Diego River.Reports state that Baier was on public property and complied...
Charges Dropped Against Atlanta Student Journalists
10/15/2012 // By Joan Blazich and tagged Access, Arrest, Atlanta, first amendment, free speech, journalism, journalist, Legal, Mickey Osterreicher, national press photographers association, NPPA, photographers, photography, photojournalism, photojournalist,...
U.S. Will Introduce Copyright Alert System This Year
09/17/2012 // By Future of CopyrightLast year, the United States’ newly formed Center for Copyright Information (CCI), joined forces with major ISP’s and stakeholders from the entertainment industry to come up with a six strikes warning system against copyright...
The Fine Print: A Webinar Series On Legal Issues For Photographers
09/12/2012 // NPPA is presenting a series of Webinars on legal issues by NPPA attorney Alicia Wagner Calzada, intended to help photographers in their business and profession. The second Webinar in the series, "Privacy and Defamation," is 20 minutes long and...

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