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White House, State Department, Get Petition Calling For Bilal Hussein's Release
10/12/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - A petition signed by nearly 1,500 journalists from more than 80 countries calling for the release of Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein has been sent to the U.S. Government on the 18 month...
Flying Short Course Early Registration Discount Extended Through Tuesday
10/12/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association has extended the deadline for the early registration discount for this year's Flying Short Course through 12:00 midnight EST on Tuesday October 16, 2007. This means if you're planning to...
Dramatic Front Page Pictures War Dead From Fort Lewis
10/11/2007 //  OLYMPIA, WA - This morning the front page of the newspaper where National Press Photographers Association president Tony Overman is a staff photojournalist was a dramatic departure from the publication's...
Kentucky Newspaper Publishes Four-Year, Six-Part Story Of Addiction
10/11/2007 // By Donald R. WinslowLEXINGTON, KY - When the series "A New Dawn? A Kentucky Mother's Struggle Through Drug Court" is published starting this coming Sunday in the Lexington Herald-Leader, and as it goes live on the newspaper's Web...
AP Sues Moreover Technologies And VeriSign For Infringement, Misappropriation
10/09/2007 // NEW YORK, NY- The Associated Press said today that they have sued Moreover Technologies Inc. and VeriSign Inc., asking a federal court to stop the two companies from accessing and electronically publishing AP's proprietary news reports without...
WABC-TV NewsChopper7 Pilot Dies In Freak Accident
10/08/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - The pilot of WABC-TV NewsCopter7 was killed in a freak accident in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday night, not in an aviation incident but when a taxi cab jumped a curb outside a popular E. 40th Street and Third Ave. restaurant and hit him...
Friday Services In France For Alexandra Boulat, 45
10/08/2007 //  PARIS, FRANCE - Funeral plans have been announced for VII photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, 45, who died Friday in hospital in Paris after being in a coma since suffering an aneurism while on assignment in Ramallah...
Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Federal Shield Law
10/06/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - The Senate Judiciary Committee has advanced a bill to protect journalists from being forced to reveal their sources in federal court. Commonly called the Federal Shield Law, the legislation passed the committee by a 15-4 vote and...
French photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, 45
10/05/2007 //  PARIS, FRANCE - Photojournalist Alexandra Boulat, 45, has died in hospital in Paris today, agency VII said. She suffered an aneurism in late June and has been in a coma ever since.She was the daughter of Life...
Brooks Photographers Team With Adoption Organizations To Raise Awareness
10/03/2007 // SANTA BARBARA, CA – A forum addressing the needs and challenges of the adoptive and foster care system in Santa Barbara County has been added to opening night of a professional photography exhibit showing youngsters and adoptive families.The Heart...

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