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Some Thoughts On Photojournalism Ethics Today

01/27/2014 // By NPPA Ethics Committee members John Long, Steve Raymer, Peter Southwick and Sean ElliotDURHAM, NC (January 27, 2014) – There was an interesting confluence of ethics oriented events this week: the Associated Press dismissed a freelancer for...
Mark Dolan Elected NPPA President, Board Passes $1.47M Budget
01/20/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 20, 2014) – Mark Dolan was elected president of the National Press Photographers Association this weekend during the organization's board of directors meeting at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the...
Ken Hackman, Mickey H. Osterreicher Honored With NPPA’s Sprague Award
01/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 17, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association’s most prestigious honor, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, will be presented this year to two individuals who have been fervent advocates of photojournalism and...
Photo Journal: Marco Grob, From Rejection To Redemption
01/13/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 13, 2014) – In the next installment of NPPA's Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton interviews Marco Grob. After a twenty year career as a still life photographer, Grob switched to photographing people and he's...
Charles W.L. "Chip" Deale Named New NPPA Executive Director
01/13/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 13, 2014) – Charles W.L. "Chip" Deale has been named the new executive director of the National Press Photographers Association, NPPA president Mike Borland announced today."I'm excited about having someone of Chip's caliber and...
Photo Collectives & Cooperatives: An Old Model Presents A New Face
01/09/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 9, 2014) – The lone-photojournalist business model is growing harder and harder to sustain. While not new, the photography collective or cooperative business model is enjoying a revival of sorts. New groups of like-minded...
Apply For Yoder Scholarship To Attend NPPA News Video Workshop
01/07/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 7, 2014) – Applications are now open for the Gordon Yoder National Press Photographers Foundation News Video Workshop Award. The $1,000 award is open to a working professional video journalist who wishes to attend the NPPA News...
Apply Now For National Press Photographers Foundation Student Scholarships
01/07/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 7, 2014) – Applications are now open for the 2014 National Press Photographers Foundation student scholarships. Students’ portfolios compete for $14,000 in scholarships. Applications are open to both graduate and undergraduate...
Dr. Bob Carey Appointed To Head NPPA Education Committee
01/06/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 6, 2014) – Dr. Bob Carey, a former president of the National Press Photographers Association, has been appointed as the chair of NPPA's Education Committee. NPPA president Mike Borland made the announcement today."Education is...
Are Photographers More Connected To U.S. Presidents Than Writers?
01/06/2014 // By Richard PyleNEW YORK, NY (January 6, 2014) – In five decades as a professional photographer covering the White House and other major news subjects, Dennis Brack became a master at capturing the essential story-telling moment on...

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