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Ethics Matters: Chicago Sun-Times Lays Off Entire Photo Staff
06/03/2013 // By John LongDURHAM, NC (June 3, 2013) – This past week, the NPPA Ethics Committee (John Long, retired Hartford Courant photographer and past president of NPPA , Peter Southwick, Associate Professor of Journalism, Boston University, Steve Raymer,...
Yunghi Kim: Protecting Our Images
06/03/2013 // By Yunghi KimDURHAM, NC (June 3, 2013) – I’m going public with this to share my experience in pursuing unauthorized use of my images. I believe my experience can be helpful to my fellow photographers. A few months ago, I happened to do a Reverse...
Chicago Sun-Times Wipes Out Photo Staff
05/30/2013 // By Donald R. Winslow[UPDATE: There is currently a petition online directed to the CEO of the Sun-Times, Timothy Knight Wrapports, asking to save the photographers' jobs. See it online here.]CHICAGO, IL (May 30, 2013) – The Chicago Sun-Times and its...
2012 MNCC Regional Winners Announced
05/29/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 29, 2013) The Regional winners of the 2012 Monthly News Clip Contest have been announced by the National Press Photographers Association today. The National winners are still being judged and winners tallied, but here are the...
NPPA Responds To Yahoo! CEO's Comments
05/29/2013 // DURHAM, NC (May 29, 2013) – NPPA's president Mike Borland today in a letter to Yahoo! chief executive officer Marissa Mayer expressed the organization's disapproval of her recent comments that questioned the need for professional photographers. The...
Florida Photojournalists Give Birth In Hospital Parking Lot
05/26/2013 // FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (May 26, 2013) Sun-Sentinel photojournalists Amy Beth Bennett and Joe Cavaretta had their second child this week, but it's where the baby was born that's making news.Accompanied by birth photographer Emily Robinson, Amy Beth and...
Mike Davis Named Alexia Foundation Chair
05/22/2013 // SYRACUSE, NY (May 22, 2013) – Photography editor and educator Mike Davis has been named as the new Alexia Chair for Documentary Photography at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The announcement was made today...
Michelle McLoughlin Receives IPC Professional Photography Leadership Award
05/22/2013 // NEW YORK, NY (May 22, 2013) – The United Nations International Photographic Council today presented NPPA's Michelle McLoughlin with a 2013 Professional Photographer Leadership Award during a luncheon ceremony at U.N. headquarters in New York....
Photography & the Law - Beyonce' and Beyond: A Roundup of Recent Legal Issues
05/22/2013 // By Mickey OsterreicherJPGThere has been so much going on it is hard to know where to start. The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has been involved in many issues. Most recently the NPPA sent a letter to the publicist for Beyoncé on...
NPPA's John Long To Enter Connecticut Journalism Hall Of Fame
05/16/2013 // HARTFORD, CT (May 17, 2013) – John Long, a National Press Photographers Association past president and the chairman of NPPA's Ethics and Standards Committee, will be inducted into the Connecticut Journalism Hall of Fame on May 23.Long retired from...

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