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New Web Site, Online Petition, Call For Iraqi Photographer's Release
07/09/2007 //  A group calling itself the "Free Bilal Committee" has launched a Web site and asked for photojournalists' help to call attention to the fight to free Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein from jail in Baghdad...
Survey Measures Attitudes About News Photo Manipulation
07/03/2007 // Dennis Dunleavy, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, OR, who teaches visual journalism and digital technology, is conducting a second annual online...
Washington Post's Joe Elbert Wants To Shoot Again
07/03/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2007 News Photographer magazineWASHINGTON, DC - Joe Elbert, the assistant managing editor for photography for The Washington Post, has decided to step down from his management...
Survey For TV Freelancers Launches
07/01/2007 // EUGENE, OR – Kathleen Ryan, a graduate student working on her Ph.D at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, is doing a survey to study the use of freelance television photographers and she hopes that NPPA members and TV...
Top 20 Brooks Photojournalism Print Auction Benefits Student NPPA Chapter
06/29/2007 // SANTA BARBARA, CA — The top 20 pictures from the Brooks Institute of Photography's 2006 weekly photojournalism competition go up for review and bidding July 16 as part of a public auction to raise funds for the students.Funds raised from the project...
Winning Student Photojournalist Lehmann Mowed Down The Hearst Competition
06/28/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow© 2007 News Photographer magazineLINCOLN, NE - After student photojournalist Brian Patrick Lehmann won the 47th annual Hearst Photojournalism Championship during...
Durham Freelance Photojournalist Sues Police
06/27/2007 // DURHAM, NC - Freelance photojournalist Julian Harrison, an NPPA member since 1998, has sued the city of Durham, NC, and two members of the city's police department claiming that on several occasions they have...
Call For Entries: Women In Photojournalism Conference Contest
06/21/2007 //  DURHAM, NC - The Women In Photojournalism Conference has issued a Call For Entries for the annual workshop's photography contest. This year's theme is "Expanding Your Vision."*The entry deadline is July 1, so please enter today," conference co-...
2006 Regional Photographers Of The Year Named
06/15/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The points have been totaled and the new 2006 Regional Photographers of the Year for still photography and television have been named by the contests' chairmen.In still photography, the new 2006 Regional Photographers of the Year are:...
Kendall Named NPPA Photojournalism Summit Chair
06/13/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – Russ Kendall, director of NPPA's Region 11 who is a photography editor at the Bellingham Herald in Bellingham, WA, has been appointed chairman of the annual NPPA Photojournalism Summit. The...

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