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Print Sale, Fund Raisers, Net $14K For Photojournalist Tim Janicke
06/17/2008 // KANSAS CITY, MO – A photographic print auction, barbecue, and raffles organized by the friends and co-workers of Kansas City Star photographer and writer Tim Janicke raised more than $14,000, and Star features photo...
Burdened With Debt, Citing Decreasing Home Sales, McClatchy Cuts Newspaper Jobs
06/17/2008 // SACRAMENTO, CA – The Miami Herald, a McClatchy Co. newspaper, will reduce its staff by 250 people, or 17 percent of its workforce. Herald publisher David Landsberg said the fulltime staff of 1,440 had to shrink...
AP Exhibit, Workshop, Brings Photojournalism To Cubans
06/13/2008 // HAVANA, CUBA – An exhibit of more than 100 historic photographs from the Associated Press archives is on display on the walls of the San Francisco Convent in Old Havana and it will be open to the Cuban public for more than three months, one of the...
William Snyder Accepts Teaching Post At RIT
06/12/2008 // Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winner William D. Snyder, most recently of The Dallas Morning News, has accepted a tenured professor's position at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Snyder will teach photojournalism and...
Police Report Of Arrest, Overman's Account, Differ
06/10/2008 // OLYMPIA, WA – A partially-finished report police shared with editors at The Olympian on Monday tells a story that differs in some detail from the account given by staff photographer Tony Overman of his arrest – and...
WKU Student Jeff Giraldo Wins Hearst Photojournalism Shoot-Out
06/10/2008 //  SAN FRANCISCO, CA  – Student photojournalist Jeff Giraldo of Western Kentucky University is this year's top winner in the William Randolph Hearst National Photojournalism Championship held annually in San Francisco...
Keith Jenkins To Join National Public Radio
06/09/2008 // Keith Jenkins, who was one of more than 100 journalists who took buy-outs from The Washington Post in May, will now join National Public Radio as a supervising senior producer for multimedia. Jenkins had been the...
Police Investigate Tony Overman's Arrest; Plan To Meet With Olympian Editors
06/09/2008 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2008 News Photographer magazine OLYMPIA, WA – Today police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Friday's arrest of Olympian staff photographer Tony Overman at a...
Tribune Co. To Cut Newspaper Reporters, Sharply Reduce News Pages
06/09/2008 // CHICAGO, IL – The journalism and business worlds will be watching for what happens, and just how soon, after The Tribune Co. last week announced sharp cutbacks for their 12 newspapers that includes dropping both journalists and page counts.During a...
Cost-Cutting, Layoffs, Wage Freezes Hit The Day
06/09/2008 //  NEW LONDON, CT – Independent newspaper The Day has laid off 21 full-time and 17 part-time employees, about 9 percent of the company's workforce, as a cost-cutting measure as the newspaper restructures itself, editor and publish Gary...

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