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Registration Now Open: NPPA's Multimedia Immersion Workshop
03/04/2014 // DURHAM, NC (March 4, 2014) – Registration is now open for NPPA's 2014 Multimedia Immersion Workshop, an intense five-day, hands-on training session for visual journalists who are looking to expand and grow their multimedia skills using the latest...
Photo Journal: Erika Larsen, A Quiet Elegance
03/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (March 3, 2014) – The latest edition of NPPA's Photo Journal is now online, and in this issue veteran photography editor Jim Colton talks with the compassionate and quietly elegant photographer Erika Larsen about her just-published...
Photo Upheaval At Orlando Sentinel
02/27/2014 // ORLANDO, FL (February 27, 2014) – Staff photographers at the Orlando Sentinel have been told that their old jobs are gone and that they have until tomorrow – Friday – to apply for new jobs that are now available, which will be more "videocentric"...
Sebastián Liste, Mehran Hamrahi, Win 2014 Alexia Foundation Grants
02/26/2014 // SYRACUSE, NY (February 27, 2014) – The winners of the Alexia Foundation 2014 grants were announced today, and Sebastián Liste of Spain is the professional winner and Mehran Hamrahi of Islamic Azad University in Iran is the student winner.The Alexia...
Announcing the 2014 Countdown to the Northern Short Course Instagram Contest
02/26/2014 // Beginning March 7, 2014 enter the 2014 NSC Instagram Contest for a chance to win a three-day pass to the 2015 NSC in Fairfax, VA. To enter, all you have to do is:1) Follow ‘northernshortcourse’ on Instagram and make sure your account is not set to...
White House Does It Again: Photographers Shut Out Of Dalai Lama Meeting
02/21/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (February 21, 2014) - Despite repeated and sometimes heated objections, despite meetings where the White House Press Secretary promised to make positive changes, and despite pressure from a media coalition who...
Televise Supreme Court: NPPA Joins Coalition For Court Transparency
02/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 18, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined the Coalition for Court Transparency, NPPA president Mark J. Dolan announced today.Citing long lines outside the U.S. Supreme Court and the millions of...
Photo Journal: MaryAnne Golon & The Washington Post
02/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 17, 2014) – When MaryAnne Golon took the helm last year as assistant managing editor and director of photography at The Washington Post, she says it was "like finding an old favorite pair of boots in the back of the closet." ...
Digitally Altered Images Disqualified From World Press Finalists
02/14/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (February 14, 2014) – For those who are concerned with ethics in photojournalism, the announcement this morning of this year's World Press Photo winners was much anticipated in light of last year's controversy over...
Apply Now For NPPF–NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships
02/13/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 13, 2014) – The Board of Directors of the National Press Photographers Foundation has announced five scholarships called the NPPF–NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships. Each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to support his...

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