News Archive

LAPD To Use Police TV, Rather Than Media Training, For Future Major Events
08/04/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow DURHAM, NC - Back in May, NPPA president Tony Overman called for the Los Angeles Police Department to begin immediate and ongoing media relations training, and wrote a letter to...
NFL Tells NPPA Their Vest Logos Are "Not Advertising Messages"
08/04/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2007 News Photographer magagzineDURHAM, NC - The National Football League has responded to NPPA's complaint about the upcoming season's new requirement that sideline photographers wear mandatory NFL red vests...
Jones, Snider, Elected In Region 8
08/03/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – Sean D. Elliot, secretary of the National Press Photographers Association, has counted the votes and determined the winners in Region 8’s online July election.Tim Jones has been...
Student Photographer Covers Minnesota Bridge Disaster
08/02/2007 // MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Photojournalist Andrew Worrall was on the scene shortly after the I-35W bridge over the Mississippi River collapsed during rush hour on Wednesday evening in Minneapolis, MN, and along with other...
NPPA Voices Opposition To NYC Film Permit Rule Changes
08/02/2007 // DURHAM, NC - Photojournalists and other concerned parties have until Friday to voice their public comments and complaints about the New York Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting's proposed rule changes, and the National Press...
House Judiciary Committee Approves Federal Shield Law
08/01/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC - The House Judiciary Committee today approved legislation that would shield reporters from being forced by prosecutors to reveal their sources, taking the first step toward a federal shield law, while in California a judge ruled that...
NYPPA Seeks Support For Ground Zero Journalists With Health Issues
07/27/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - Rescue and recovery workers who may have been injured, or who are ill because of the events of 9/11 and working around the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the terror attack, now have an extended period of time to file for...
Four Killed In Phoenix When News Choppers Crash
07/27/2007 //  PHOENIX, AZ - Two television photojournalists and their two pilots died Friday when their helicopters apparently collided while covering a live news story shortly after noon over the city.KNXV-TV and KTVK-TV both report that their helicopters were...
NFL Maintains Vest Logos Are Small, And Have Been Used Before
07/26/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2007 News Photographer magazineDURHAM, NC - The National Football League has responded to NPPA's complaint about the upcoming season's new requirement that sideline photographers wear...
Capitol Hill Report: NPPA Advocacy Goes To Washington
07/25/2007 // By Alicia Wagner Calzada NPPA Advocacy ChairWASHINGTON, DC- Representatives from the National Press Photographers Association visited Capitol Hill to meet with Senate and House staff members in July to discuss...

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