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NPPA Joins Journalists, Lawyers and NGOs Mobilizing to Protect Freedom of the Press
01/16/2017 // January 16, 2017 – Washington, D.C. – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) joined with more than 50 journalists, lawyers, media rights advocates, and First Amendment stakeholders who came together last week with a common interest in...
Military Photographer of the Year Judging Format Changes With New Rules
01/15/2017 // By Tom BurtonRule changes for the Military Photographer of the Year contest are requiring photographers to win their service branch top honors before being considered for the top overall prize.
Previously, the top-level competition allowed military...
Joe Marquette Memorial Planned for January 28
01/13/2017 // A memorial service for Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Joe Marquette will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 3630 Quesada Street, NW in Washington, DC., just off Chevy Chase Circle.There will...
Best of Photojournalism Contests Open for Entries
01/10/2017 // The Best of Photojournalism competition sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association is open for entries for work produced in 2016. There are four divisions in the competition, covering a range of visual journalism.Best of...
NPPA, Cato Institute File SCOTUS Brief on Rights to Record Police Activity
01/05/2017 // (Athens, GA) A “friend of the court” brief has been filed in support of a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the rights of a photographer who was arrested while recording the activities of police officers.Submitted by the National...
Randy Cox Memorial Fund to Support the Kalish Picture Editing Workshop
01/04/2017 // Randy Cox, a talented picture editor, photographer, designer and visuals educator known as much for his passion for photojournalism as his generous spirit, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in Portland, Ore.In lieu of flowers, we are honoring Randy by...
Donald Winslow Retires as News Photographer Editor
12/30/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 30, 2016) – Donald R. Winslow, the executive editor of News Photographer magazine for the National Press Photographers Association since May 2003, announced his retirement from the magazine’s masthead today.“It’s been an...
NPPA Board To Meet February 4, 2017
12/26/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 26, 2016) – The board of directors for the National Press Photographers Association will hold its open annual meeting at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA, from...
Alexia Grant Competition Call For Entries
12/24/2016 // The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announced its 2017 Alexia Grant Competition Call for Entries. We will begin accepting applications for our Professional and Student Grants on Jan. 2, 2017.The Alexia recognizes photographic bodies of work that may...
NPPA, Copyright Community Need Your Help Selecting the Next Register of Copyrights
12/24/2016 // By Mickey OsterreicherAs we hope most of you are aware, last month the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, took the unusual step of “reassigning” Maria Pallante from her position as Register of Copyrights at the United States Copyright Office....

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