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Paris Photojournalist Leroy Woodson, 70
02/18/2015 // PARIS (February 18, 2015) – Freelance photojournalist Leroy Woodson died in the Paris hospital La Salpetrière on February 12, 2015. He was 70. The son of a U.S. Foreign Service officer, Mr. Woodson had his primary education in Paris and studied at...
Funeral Set Friday For NPPA's James R. "Jim" Gordon
02/16/2015 // ATHENS, GA (February 16, 2015) – Funeral services for James R. "Jim" Gordon, the emeritus editor of News Photographer magazine for the National Press Photographers Association, have been announced tonight by his family.Gordon, 82, died Saturday at...
NPPA Emeritus Editor James R. "Jim" Gordon, 1932-2015
02/14/2015 // ATHENS, GA (February 14, 2015) – James R. "Jim" Gordon, the emeritus editor of News Photographer magazine and an emeritus professor of photojournalism at Bowling Green State University, died at home late Saturday afternoon after a two-month battle...
As Photographs Flood Our Screens, Which Ones Hold Our Attention?
02/12/2015 // ATHENS, GA (February 12, 2015) – During a week when millions of viewers and readers keenly search Internet screen, mobile devices and publication pages for photographic images of a botched Super Bowl XLIX pass, an encaged Jordanian ISIS hostage, and...
NPPA EyeTrack Study: Most Memorable Photographs Had Emotion, Story, Moment
02/12/2015 // Part Three of a four-part weekly series. Read Part One here, and Part Two here. A sidebar Q&A where Kenny Irby of The Poynter Institute asks author Sara Quinn about her insights into the research and lessons learned from the study is online here...
Jim Gordon Is Seriously Ill, Family Reports
02/11/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowATHENS, GA (February 11, 2015) – Jim Gordon, the photojournalist and journalism educator who was the very public voice of the National Press Photographers Association for 25 years as the editor of NPPA's News...
Next Denver Post Photo Night Set For February 24
02/11/2015 // DENVER, CO (February 11, 2015) – The Denver Post photography department will host its next Photo Night on Tuesday, February 24, at 6:00 p.m. MST ( 8:00 p.m. EST / 0100 UTC), streaming live on the Web including a live chat so viewers can ask...
Win McNamee, Brendan Smialowski Top White House Photo Winners
02/10/2015 // WASHINGTON, DC (February 10, 2015) – The White House News Photographers Association announced that Getty Images photographer Win McNamee has been named Photographer of the Year and Agence France-Presse photographer Brendan Smialowski of Agence...
NPPA Names Annual Honor And Recognition Award Winners
02/05/2015 // ATHENS, GA (February 5, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association’s annual Honors & Recognitions were announced today by NPPA past president Michael Borland, chairman of the Honors & Recognitions Committee. Julie...
A Question Of Quality: How Research Participants Described Photographs In The NPPA Study
02/03/2015 // Part Two of a four-part weekly series. Read part one here and part 3 here.By Sara QuinnATHENS, GA (February 3, 2015) – Quality. We know it when we see it, right?That's what we set out to discover with our eyetracking research...

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