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Nonprofits: It's Not About "Free" Anymore
06/28/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 28, 2013) – With so many photojournalists turning to freelance work either by necessity (layoffs, buyouts and downsizing at traditional media outlets) or by choice (more flexibility and greater opportunities thanks to digital media...
Photography Legend Robert E. Gilka, 96
06/25/2013 // ARLINGTON, VA (June 25, 2013) – Robert E. Gilka, a newspaper photographer and editor who was a mentor to legions of photographers and who was the director of photography for National Geographic Magazine for more than 27 years, died today. Gilka was...
Senate To Consider Bill Favoring Cameras In Supreme Court
06/21/2013 // By Wills Citty WASHINGTON, DC (June 21, 2013) – Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IO) introduced legislation Thursday that would require the Supreme Court to televise proceedings, just days before the high court is expected to hand...
Photo Journal: The Life Of Brian
06/18/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 18, 2013) – Curated by renowned photography editor Jim Colton, Photo Journal is a collection of dynamic images from current events appearing in newspapers, magazines, and on Web sites. Featuring great photography, this series...
Steven R. Nickerson: May I Bring Light
06/10/2013 // ROME (June 10, 2013) – News of Steve's death just reached me here in Rome, and I am so sad. It depresses me greatly to think about never getting another really crazy eMail from him. Or the phone call that makes me question sanity – both mine and his...
NPPA Encourages Members To Support The Free Flow Of Information Act 2013
06/10/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 10, 2013) The National Press Photographers Association encourages you to write to your U.S. legislators asking them to support the Free Flow of Information Act 2013. In the wake of the seizure of Associated Press phone records and...
Ethics Committee Debates June National Geographic Cover
06/09/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 9, 2013) – Ethics Committee chair John Long says that it was a simple eMail from an NPPA member who questioned the use of a digitally created photograph on the cover of the June 2013 issue of National Geographic that kicked off a...
Sun-Times Photographers, Supporters, Picket Newspaper's Office
06/06/2013 // CHICAGO, IL (June 6, 2013) – Some of the photographers laid off last week from the Chicago Sun-Times were joined early this morning by supporters and friends and fellow members of the Chicago Newspaper Guild as they picketed outside the Sun-Times...
Chris Johns Promoted To National Geographic Vice President, Editor In Chief
06/05/2013 // [National Geographic Press Release]WASHINGTON (June 5, 2013)—National Geographic announced today the promotion of Chris Johns, editor in chief of National Geographic magazine, to executive vice president, group editorial director and editor in chief...
Photo Journal: Double Exposure
06/04/2013 // CHICAGO, IL (June 4, 2013) – Of the many online photography blogs published by newspapers today, “Shooting from the Hip,” by Scott Strazzante and “Assignment Chicago” by Alex Garcia are among the best. Jim Colton interviews the two Chicago Tribune...

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