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TV News Crew Detained At Brush Fire
07/13/2007 // NAPA, CA - KGO-TV photojournalist Craig Southern and reporter Wayne Freedman were briefly handcuffed and detained by Napa County Sheriff's deputies while covering a brush fire on...
Online Surveys Asks About Photojournalists' Traumatic Stress
07/12/2007 // SANTA BARBARA, CA - Photojournalist Eric Reed is conducting an online research survey on the effects of traumatic stress on photojournalists for his masters degree thesis project at Brooks Institute of Photography,...
Reuters Photographer, Driver, Killed In Iraq
07/12/2007 //   Reuters is reporting from London that one of their photojournalists and a driver have been killed in a blast in Baghdad. Circumstances surrounding their deaths are still unclear, but witnesses say that U.S. military personnel were seen taking away...
Lady Bird Left, Lady Bird Right. Which One's Correct?
07/12/2007 // AUSTIN, TX - Texas newspaper readers this morning may have been confused about which way the late Lady Bird Johnson was facing when she was photographed standing in a field of wildflowers, because...
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...

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