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Martin Smith-Rodden To Teach At Ball State
07/29/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 29, 2015) – Nationally recognized picture editor and visual journalist for The Virginian-Pilot, Martin Smith-Rodden, has been appointed as an assistant professor of journalism at Ball State University.Smith-Rodden has had adjunct...
Northern Short Course Videos Now Online
07/28/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 28, 2015) – Videos of some of the panel presentation's from this year's National Press Photographers Association's Northern Short Course are now online for viewing."Photojournalism at a Crossroads: A Crisis in Credibility," along...
Alex Garcia Appointed To NPPA Board Of Directors
07/27/2015 // ATHENS, GA (July 27, 2015) – Photojournalist Alex Garcia of Chicago has been appointed by president Mark Dolan to serve on the board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association. Garcia replaces presidentially-appointed board member...
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...
Doug Burgess Wins Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer Of The Year
06/05/2015 // SEATTLE, WA (June 5, 2016) – Doug Burgess of KING5-TV in Seattle has been named the 2015 Best Of Photojournalism Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year, and Steve Rhodes of WTHR-TV in Indianapolis was named Video Editor of the Year...
NPPA Board To Meet July 11, 2015
06/03/2015 // ATHENS, GA (June 3, 2015) – The board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association will hold its summer board meeting by videoconference on Saturday, July 11, 2015.NPPA members seeking changes to the organization's bylaws, policies...
Steve McCurry's Assistant Charged In $654,258 Print, Book Theft
06/02/2015 // WEST CHESTER, PA (June 2, 2015) – Photographer Steve McCurry's assistant Bree DeStephano, 32, has been arrested and charged for theft and related offenses, according to Chester (PA) County district attorney Tom Hogan. DeStephano is charged with...
Photographer Cotton Coulson Dies In Norway After Diving Accident
05/28/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowTROMSØ, NORWAY (May 28, 2015) – American photographer and filmmaker Cotton Coulson, 63, formerly of National Geographic and U.S. News & World Report magazines, died last night in Tromsø, Norway, after a scuba...

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