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Federal Shield Law Passes House Vote
10/16/2007 //  WASHINGTON, DC - A federal media shield bill that will protect the confidentiality of journalists' sources in most federal court cases passed in the House this afternoon by a vote of 398-21, with 13 Representatives not voting and 176 Republicans...
Register Online Now For Next Week's 50th Anniversary Flying Short Course
10/16/2007 // DURHAM, NC - Register online today for next week's 50th annual NPPA Flying Short Course and attend one of the three national stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, or San Jose.Registration for the two-day programs in each city for NPPA members is $100...
Kodak Ends Olympic Sponsorship After Beijing Games
10/15/2007 // ROCHESTER, NY ­ Eastman Kodak Co. has announced that it will end its long-standing sponsorship of the Olympics after the 2008 Beijing Games end next August. Kodak has been involved with the Olympics for more than 100 years and has been one of 12 "...
NPPA Urges House Passage Of Free Flow Of Information Act
10/12/2007 // DURHAM, NC - Today the National Press Photographers Association joined with a coalition of news organizations and press freedom groups who sent letters to the members of the United States House of Representatives urging each member to support H.R....
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...

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