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Chicago Tribune Cutting 80 Newsroom Jobs
07/09/2008 // CHICAGO, IL – In the fourth round of job cutbacks since 2005, the Chicago Tribune announced that 80 more positions will be cut from its newsroom staff by the end of August.Three years ago the Tribune's newsroom employed as many as 670 people; this...
Mark Dolan To Teach At Southern Illinois
07/08/2008 // Mark Dolan has accepted a tenure-track position teaching photojournalism and multimedia communications at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Dolan was a professor in the department of Visual and Interactive...
"Truth With A Camera" Workshop Reborn
07/08/2008 // NORFOLK, VA – The long-standing "Truth With A Camera" workshop that Edom Foundation director Dr. Vme Edom Smith back in January said was cancelled for 2008 has been revived by two photojournalists who work for The Virginian-Pilot....
11th Circuit Sides With National Geographic In Copyright Case
07/08/2008 // By Mickey H. OsterreicherNPPA's general legal counsel BUFFALO, NY – The full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta - along with the 2nd Circuit in New York - handed down rulings last week in copyright cases that have been...
Women In Photojournalism Conference: New & Traditional
07/06/2008 // DURHAM, NC, – Online registration is now closed but walk-in registration will still be available at the site of this year's Women In Photojournalism Conference, coming up later this week from August 8 through 10 at the Astor Crowne Plaza hotel in...
Los Angeles Times Cutting 250 More Jobs
07/03/2008 // LOS ANGELES, CA – As deep cuts in newspaper staffing roll out across Tribune Co.-owned properties bought last year by real estate mogul Sam Zell, the Los Angeles Times has announced that 250 more jobs will be cut...
Tampa Photographers Told To "Reapply" For Their Jobs
07/03/2008 // TAMPA, FL – Tampa Tribune and WFLA-TV photographers have been told that they will need to "reapply" for their jobs in the next two weeks, according to an internal memo published this week on The Feed, a Tampa-area Blog.The memo from management said...
State Attorneys General Support Federal Shield Law
07/01/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC – More than 40 state attorneys general have told the Senate's majority and minority leaders that they support a federal reporters' shield law, the Free Flow of Information Act (S. 2035), which recognizes a qualified reporter's...
Hartford Courant To Cut 60 Newsroom Jobs
07/01/2008 //  HARTFORD, CT – About 60 jobs and nearly 25 percent of its news pages will be cut by The Hartford Courant, the country's oldest continuously published newspaper, as the decline in advertising revenue continues to hit newspapers hard across America....
Baltimore Sun Cutting 100 Jobs
07/01/2008 //  BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore Sun will cut 100 jobs by August to reduce costs, the publisher told employees, reducing the workforce through voluntary buy-outs, layoffs, attrition, and closing job positions that have been left open.The majority of...

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