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Illinois Press Association Responds To Football Photo Shut Out
11/27/2007 // SPRINGFIELD, IL - The Illinois Press Association today responded to last week's action by the Illinois High School Association when the IHSA refused to allow some Illinois newspaper photographers sideline access to cover the state's high school...
AP CEO Says Military's Actions Mock American Principles
11/26/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - Associated Press president and CEO Tom Curley has written an Op-Ed piece in The Washington Post titled "Railroading A Journalist In Iraq." In the article, Curley expresses his concerns about the lack...
AP CEO Says Military Making A Mockery Of American Principles
11/25/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - Associated Press president and CEO Tom Curley has written an Op-Ed piece in The Washington Post titled "Railroading A Journalist In Iraq." In the article, Curley expresses his concerns about the lack...
IHSA Shuts Out Photographers At State Football Championships
11/24/2007 // CHAMPAIGN, IL - News photographers from five Illinois newspapers were surprised to discover they were banned by the Illinois High School Association from covering the state's two-day, eight-game high school football championship games this weekend....
AP Says Military Charges Are False, Meaningless; Release Their Own Investigation
11/21/2007 //  By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer  NEW YORK , NY  - A series of accusations raised by the U.S. military against an Associated Press photographer detained for 19 months in Iraq are false or meaningless, according to an intensive...
U.S. Military Reportedly Making Secret Case Against AP Photographer
11/19/2007 // NEW YORK, NY – The United States military is secretly planning a criminal case against Associated Press photojournalist Bilal Hussein, who has been in military custody in Iraq for more than 19 months (since April...
Pentagon Says AP Photographer Tied To Iraqi Insurgents
11/19/2007 // NEW YORK, NY – The United States military has been secretly planning a criminal case against Associated Press photojournalist Bilal Hussein, who has been in military custody in Iraq for more than 19 months (since...
Media Reach Credential, Rights Agreement To Cover Australian Cricket
11/16/2007 // HOBART, AUSTRALIA - The photographic media's boycott of the Test cricket series has ended after Reuters, the Associated Press, Agence France-Press, and Getty Images reached an agreement with Cricket Australia today. The lock out of the wire service...
Illinois Press Association Asks To Withdraw Preliminary Injunction
11/16/2007 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.SPRINGFIELD, IL - After filing a law suit earlier this month, it appears that the Illinois Press Association (IPA), together with the State Journal-Register and the...
Marcus Bleasdale, Franco Pagetti Elected To VII Photo Agency
11/12/2007 // LOS ANGELES, CA - Two new photojournalists have been elected into membership into the VII Photo Agency: Marcus Bleasdale and Franco Pagetti. The announcement was made following VII'...

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