Layoffs Hit Santa Rosa Press Democrat
11/04/2008 //  SANTA ROSA, CA – "We have to cut additional expenses into 2009," publisher Bruce Kyse told Santa Rosa Press Democrat employees last Friday. "This is not a good day."Kyse's statements were part of his announcement...
Photo Blogs, Slideshows, Document Campaign's Closing Days
11/04/2008 // NEW YORK, NY  – The New York Times multimedia and photography staff have published an extremely comprehensive online photo and video report on America's longest and costliest presidential campaign, one that has brought the nation here to today's...
NPPA Joins Supreme Court Brief In Greenberg v. National Geographic
11/04/2008 //  WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association, along with several other groups who are concerned with protecting the copyrights and incomes of freelance photographers, today filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief with...
Layoffs Coming To Cleveland Plain Dealer Newsroom
11/03/2008 //  CLEVELAND, OH – As many as 38 unionized newsroom employees will be cut by the end of the year at Cleveland's Plain Dealer.Plain Dealer publisher and president Terry Egger said that worse than expected advertising...
Bozeman Chief Photographer Deirdre Eitel, 45
11/03/2008 //  BOZEMAN, MT – Bozeman Daily Chronicle chief photographer Deirdre Eitel, 45, was found dead Saturday near the Truman Gulch trailhead on the west side of the Bridger Mountains, the newspaper reports.It is believed...
Seattle Times Cutting 150 More Jobs
11/03/2008 //   SEATTLE, WA – Today the publisher of The Seattle Times announced a 10 percent cut in the paper's work force, as many as 150 jobs, citing industry changes, falling circulation, and the worldwide financial crisis. The cuts come seven months after a...
Diablo Reports Unnamed Buyer For Digital Railroads Hardware, Software
11/01/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – Diablo Management, the company handling the shut-down and disassembly of Digital Railroad, says they've received a Letter of Intent from an unnamed buyer to purchase Digital Railroad's hardware and application software that was used...
PhotoShelter Negotiates Another Day For Digital Railroad Downloads
10/30/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – PhotoShelter CEO Allen Murabayashi says they have been in talks with Diablo Management, the liquidation company now in control of Digital Railroad's shut-down, and on behalf of the estimated 1,500...
Ohio TV Photojournalist Honored For Life-Saving Effort
10/29/2008 // URBANA, OH – WDTN-TV photographer Don Hatcher has been given the inaugural Citizen Life Saving Award from the Urbana City Council for the role he played in saving the life of a traffic accident victim in January.The...
Some Still Recovering Digital Railroad Files; PhotoShelter Getting The Word Out To Photographers
10/29/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY – Photographers who were trying to download their archives from Digital Railroad on Monday evening when the Web site went dark and the FTP servers stopped working may be encouraged to learn that some back doors to the...