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NPPA Releases Photo Ethics Statement, Plans Symposium With World Press Photo
02/21/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowATHENS, GA (February 21, 2015) – The National Press Photographers Association's Ethics Committee today released a statement concerning ethics and photojournalism, specifically regarding several ethical...
NPPA Ethics Committee Releases Statement On Disqualified World Press Photos
02/21/2015 // ATHENS, GA (February 21, 2015) – With winners in several of the annual photojournalism competitions being announced, and the NPPA on the verge of judging its own photo competition, once again the public, already skeptical of the idea of journalistic...
NPPA EyeTrack Research Methodology: Gathering Photographs, Perspectives, Opinions, Comments, And Data
02/21/2015 // Part Four of a four-part weekly series. Read Part One here, Part Two here, and Part Three here.   BY SARA QUINNATHENS, GA (Februrary 21, 2015) – We had big questions as we started our research on photojournalism funded by the National Press...
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...

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