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NPPA Participating In New Survey Of Media Credentialing Practices
09/13/2013 // DURHAM, NC (September 13, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association is a participating partner in a new survey of media credentialing practices.NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher said that the organization is pleased to join with...
California Anti-Paparazzi Law Threatens First Amendment Rights
08/19/2013 // DURHAM, NC (August 19, 2013) – Earlier this summer the California legislature proposed a new “anti-paparazzi” bill, which NPPA opposes. More recently, Actresses Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner testified before the California State Assembly, voicing...
Learn Legal Insights Into Photographers' Rights
07/23/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 23, 2013) – Photographers need to know their rights when they are confronted by police or private security while photographing news, or a documentary, or while on a commercial assignment.So to help educate our profession, NPPA's...
NPPA Objects To Detroit Photographer's Arrest
07/17/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 17, 2103) – NPPA's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher has sent a letter to Detroit police chief James Craig expressing the organization's objections and concerns after the arrest of Detroit Free Press photojournalist Mandi...
Senate To Consider Bill Favoring Cameras In Supreme Court
06/21/2013 // By Wills Citty WASHINGTON, DC (June 21, 2013) – Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IO) introduced legislation Thursday that would require the Supreme Court to televise proceedings, just days before the high court is expected to hand...
NPPA Encourages Members To Support The Free Flow Of Information Act 2013
06/10/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 10, 2013) The National Press Photographers Association encourages you to write to your U.S. legislators asking them to support the Free Flow of Information Act 2013. In the wake of the seizure of Associated Press phone records and...
Yunghi Kim: Protecting Our Images
06/03/2013 // By Yunghi KimDURHAM, NC (June 3, 2013) – I’m going public with this to share my experience in pursuing unauthorized use of my images. I believe my experience can be helpful to my fellow photographers. A few months ago, I happened to do a Reverse...
NPPA Responds To Yahoo! CEO's Comments
05/29/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 29, 2013) – NPPA's president Mike Borland today in a letter to Yahoo! chief executive officer Marissa Mayer expressed the organization's disapproval of her recent comments that questioned the need for professional photographers. The...
Photography & the Law - Beyonce' and Beyond: A Roundup of Recent Legal Issues
05/22/2013 // By Mickey OsterreicherJPGThere has been so much going on it is hard to know where to start. The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has been involved in many issues. Most recently the NPPA sent a letter to the publicist for Beyoncé on...
NPPA, Media Groups, Oppose Beyoncé Tour Guidelines
05/14/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 14, 2013) – On behalf of 19 media organizations the National Press Photographers Association has objected to Beyoncé's 2013 World Tour Guidelines for photography and television. NPPA voiced its concerns in a letter from NPPA's...

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