News Archive

Federal Shield Law, Cameras In Court, Make Progress On Capitol Hill
09/27/2007 // By Mickey H. OsterreicherNPPA's general legal counsel WASHINGTON, DC - Legislators made progress today on Capitol Hill dealing with two issues affecting journalists: cameras in the courts, and a proposed federal shield law.During a...
DuCille Named AME/Photography At The Washington Post
09/26/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Michel duCille has been named the assistant managing editor for photography at The Washington Post, executive editor Len ...
Getty Images Pledges Revisions to $49 "Web Res" License
09/26/2007 // ATLANTA, GA - Just two weeks ago, Getty Images announced their $49 "Web use" license product. In response, a growing coalition of artists' groups led by Stock Artists Alliance (SAA) [of which the National Press Photographers Association is a member...
Gerda Taro: A Life Cut Short, Leaving A Rich Array Of War Photographs
09/26/2007 // Gerda Taro, opening today through January 6, 2008, at the International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas (at 43rd Street), New York, NY, +1.212.857,0000, www.icp.org.By Stephen Wolgast NEW YORK, NY - When the...
News Photographers Face Trial In Toledo For Covering Nazi Rally
09/25/2007 // TOLEDO, OH - Photojournalists Jeffrey Sauger and Jim West are scheduled to go on trial today on charges of criminal trespass and failure to disperse following their arrests in...
Arkansas Group Lacks Authority To Claim High School Sports Photos' Copyright
09/24/2007 // This article appeared in the September 23, 2007, edition of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's Opinion section:By Jack ZiblukIn a media-saturated environment where everybody with a Myspace or Facebook page can take and post pictures of...
Michigan Photojournalists Raising Money For New Gillette Scholarship Fund
09/24/2007 // ANN ARBOR, MI - Some Michigan photojournalists are raising money to fund a new scholarship at the University of Michigan in honor of one of their photojournalism peers and classmates, Kristoffer Gillette, who died...
Online Registration Opens For NPPA's 50th Annual Flying Short Course
09/21/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Not since U.S. Air Force Major William Lookadoo took one of his shiny, silver C-47 transport planes and hauled the first set of NPPA “short course” speakers to Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and...
A Photographer's Legacy Tarnished
09/15/2007 // He took credit for others' famous work the last 13 years of his life. Why did Joe O'Donnell do it?    (EDITOR'S NOTE: After the news broke following his death that photographer Joe O'Donnell may have been taking credit for several...
NPPA Launches Online Survey To Identify Members' Priorities, Objectives
09/13/2007 // DURHAM, NC - NPPA president Tony Overman today announced an online survey that's part of NPPA's new strategic planning efforts, and asked members to take a few minutes to answer the survey's questions. The online...

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