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NPPA Announces Seven 2013 Short Grant Winners
10/11/2013 //  DURHAM, NC (October 14, 2013) – Seven talented photojournalists will be receiving $3,000 each to work on photography projects as winners of the 2013 NPPA Short Grants Competition. The winners are Matt Black, Diane Weiss, April Saul, Cengiz Yar Jr...
NPPA Short Grants Judges' Comments
10/11/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 14, 2013) – The NPPA Short Grant judges this year were Melissa Lyttle, Torsten Kjellstrand, and Sung Park. Here are the judges' comments following the competition:In a year when a lot of the stories were focused on disaster porn...
Staff Cuts At Cox Newspapers, Reuters
10/10/2013 // ATLANTA, GA (October 10, 2013) – Photographers at three Cox Media Group newspapers tonight confirmed severe cuts in their photography departments, with a deadline of only a few days to decide whether to accept offers of voluntary buy-outs before...
Photo Journal: Peter Turnley, "French Kiss"
10/08/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 8, 2013) – In the next installment of NPPA's Photo Journal by Jim Colton, it's the first of a two-part interview with photojournalist Peter Turnley and a review of his long and extraordinary front row seat to history.In Part One...
NPPA At PhotoPlus: Photography & The Law – Access, Copyright & Social Media Issues
10/07/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 7, 2013) – Ever since 9/11 there’s been a heightened awareness of taking pictures or recording events in public. This issue is exacerbated by the widespread proliferation of cellphone cameras and the ability of everyone to post...
Copyright Report Recommends $30K Small Claim Damage Cap
10/04/2013 // By Alicia Wagner CalzadaDURHAM, NC (October 4, 2013) – On the eve of closing its offices due to the federal government shutdown, the U.S. Copyright Office released its long awaited Report on Copyright Small Claims.  The report...
Life Magazine Legend Bill Eppridge, 75
10/03/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowDANBURY, CT (October 3, 2013) – Former Life magazine photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize-winner Bill Eppridge has died. Eppridge, 75, had been in an intensive care unit at the Danbury Hospital for several weeks suffering from a...
SDX Foundation Funds National Police, Journalist Training
10/01/2013 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 1, 2013) – The Sigma Delta Chi Foundation (SDX) is providing a $12,500 grant that will enable the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to collaborate with the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) on a...
Seven College Students Receive NPPF Scholarships
09/26/2013 //   DURHAM, NC (September 26, 2013) – Seven college students have been selected by the National Press Photographers Foundation to each receive $2,000 scholarships, professor emeritus Dr. James W. Brown of Indiana University announced. Brown is the...
NPPA Hosts Free Speech Week Panel Discussion
09/25/2013 // DURHAM, NC (September 25, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association sponsored by the The Photo Committee of the National Press Club in support of Free Speech Week proudly presents The Right to Photograph & Record in Public.An expert...

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