Nachtwey's TED Prize Essay On Drug-Resistant TB Launches
10/03/2008 // NEW YORK, NY – In March 2007 photojournalist James Nachtwey won a TED Prize, $100,000, a third of $300,000 given each year to three individuals who "make one wish to change the world."Nachtwey used the prize money...
Times Photographer Pete Sabella Helped The County See Itself
10/03/2008 // By Bob Bauder© 2008 The Beaver County TimesNEW BRIGHTON, PA – When Pete Sabella was a boy, his dad gave him a camera and offered him the following piece of fatherly advice.“You’ll never make a...
November Deadline For Getty Professional, Student Grants
10/03/2008 //  NEW YORK – The deadline to apply for one of Getty Images' Grants for Editorial Photography, which is entering its fifth year, is November 15, 2008.New this year is a student category which Getty said it created to "encourage promising...
Best Use Of Photography 2008 2nd Quarter Results
10/01/2008 // For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-PageView the 2008 2nd Quarter BUP winning pages in a gallery.View the 2008 1st Quarter BUP winning pages in a gallery.View the 2007 Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing winners.View the 2006 Best Of...
Spokesman-Review Cuts 25 More From Newsroom; Editor Resigns
10/01/2008 //  SPOKANE, WA – The publisher of The Spokesman-Review today announced a reorganization of the company, the elimination of 25 more jobs in the newsroom, and the resignation of editor Steven A. Smith.Smith said in a company statement...
More Than 200 Sign Up For Star-Ledger Buy-Outs
10/01/2008 //  NEWARK, NJ – More than 200 non-union employees of The Star-Ledger have signed up for buy-outs, the newspaper said today, meeting the second of three goals set by owners to avoid shutting down or selling the paper.An agreement with union mailers was...
Orphan Works Bill Is Not Yet Dead In The House
10/01/2008 // UPDATE: A staff member in Rep. Howard Berman's office Friday morning told News Photographer magazine that H.R. 5889 is "not on the schedule" for the House for today. Berman (D-CA) is the bill's sponsor.WASHINGTON, DC – Today's...
Army Solidifies Policy On Media Access To Arlington Funerals
09/30/2008 // By Jordan Zappala© 2008 The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press ARLINGTON, VA – In the face of criticism, the Army has for the first time formally outlined a policy outlining media access to military funerals at Arlington...
Orphan Works Next Steps In House; NPPA Calls For Members To Oppose, Write To Reps
09/29/2008 // NPPA Calls For Members To Oppose, Write To Reps DURHAM, NC – Now that the Senate has passed Orphan Works legislation it is up to the House of Representatives to take the next step and to act on a similar measure, H.R. 5889, proposed by...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Planning Company-Wide Layoffs
09/29/2008 // PITTSBURGH, PA – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette executive editor David Shribman sent a memo to employees on Friday saying that management needs to "cut staff throughout the company" and blamed the newspaper's "revenue...