News Archive

All Charges Against Tony Overman Are Dropped
06/19/2008 // OLYMPIA, WA – All charges against photojournalist Tony Overman were dropped when the photographer appeared in court in nearby Lacey, WA, today to face a police accusation of simple assault and obstruction."Common...
New Web Site Features 48 Live NPPA Multimedia Immersion Workshop Stories
06/17/2008 // DURHAM, NC – The 48 stories produced by participants in NPPA's Multimedia Immersion workshop during Convergence '08 in Louisville, KY, in May are now live on a new Web site launched today."Through a lot of hard work by the organizers, the coaches,...
Iowa Journalists Suffering Loss From Flooding, Tornadoes
06/17/2008 // DURHAM, NC  – The president of the Associated Press Managing Editors group says that journalists who work for The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, KCGR-TV, and many newspapers in Waterloo, Vinton, Iowa City and other towns have had their homes and personal...
Print Sale, Fund Raisers, Net $14K For Photojournalist Tim Janicke
06/17/2008 // KANSAS CITY, MO – A photographic print auction, barbecue, and raffles organized by the friends and co-workers of Kansas City Star photographer and writer Tim Janicke raised more than $14,000, and Star features photo...
Burdened With Debt, Citing Decreasing Home Sales, McClatchy Cuts Newspaper Jobs
06/17/2008 // SACRAMENTO, CA – The Miami Herald, a McClatchy Co. newspaper, will reduce its staff by 250 people, or 17 percent of its workforce. Herald publisher David Landsberg said the fulltime staff of 1,440 had to shrink...
AP Exhibit, Workshop, Brings Photojournalism To Cubans
06/13/2008 // HAVANA, CUBA – An exhibit of more than 100 historic photographs from the Associated Press archives is on display on the walls of the San Francisco Convent in Old Havana and it will be open to the Cuban public for more than three months, one of the...
William Snyder Accepts Teaching Post At RIT
06/12/2008 // Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winner William D. Snyder, most recently of The Dallas Morning News, has accepted a tenured professor's position at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Snyder will teach photojournalism and...
Police Report Of Arrest, Overman's Account, Differ
06/10/2008 // OLYMPIA, WA – A partially-finished report police shared with editors at The Olympian on Monday tells a story that differs in some detail from the account given by staff photographer Tony Overman of his arrest – and...
WKU Student Jeff Giraldo Wins Hearst Photojournalism Shoot-Out
06/10/2008 //  SAN FRANCISCO, CA  – Student photojournalist Jeff Giraldo of Western Kentucky University is this year's top winner in the William Randolph Hearst National Photojournalism Championship held annually in San Francisco...
Keith Jenkins To Join National Public Radio
06/09/2008 // Keith Jenkins, who was one of more than 100 journalists who took buy-outs from The Washington Post in May, will now join National Public Radio as a supervising senior producer for multimedia. Jenkins had been the...

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