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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....
WHNPA Student Contest Deadline is Feb. 1
12/23/2016 // The deadline is nearing for students to enter the 2017 White House News Photographers Association Student ‘Eyes of History’ contest. Entries are due Feb. 1, 2017.There are awards for both still and video categories. Only full-time students are...
Apply Now for NPPF Scholarships
12/17/2016 // ATHENS, GA (December 17, 2016) - Do you need some help with college expenses?Then apply for one of the National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) scholarships. Don't delay, the deadline is Jan. 6, 2017 The Foundaton's new online application is...
Links for 'Best of the Year' Photo Galleries
12/16/2016 // By Tom BurtonIt’s time to open presents and find cards in the mail from friends and family. It’s also time for photojournalists to open the year-in-review galleries to see the best photos of the tumultuous year, 2016.In addition to annual editions...
Journalists, Documentary Filmmakers Call For Encryption in Cameras
12/14/2016 // By Tom BurtonCameras with a built-in encryption system could help protect photographers, filmmakers and their subjects in high-risk situations.In an open letter to camera manufacturers, the Freedom of the Press Foundation said that while encryption...
NPPF Award Covers Expenses for Advanced Storytelling Workshop
12/09/2016 // Experienced video journalists can apply for an award to cover expenses for the NPPA Advanced Storytelling Workshop April 2 - April 7, 2017 at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF) award covers...
Bill Introduced to Establish a Small Claims System within the Copyright Office
12/08/2016 // WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Lamar Smith (R-TX) for introducing H.R. 6496, a bill “to establish a small claims system within the Copyright Office.” The legislation is...
NPPA Commends Proposal for Reform of the U.S. Copyright Office
12/08/2016 // WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) on their announced proposal for reform of the U.S. Copyright Office...

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