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Gabrielle Torsello's Fate Unknown
10/31/2006 // ROME – Open concern is being expressed around Italy today about the fate of kidnapped ZUMA photojournalist Gabriele Torsello, 36, as there has been no known contact with his abductors in Afghanistan for at least...
Todd Heisler Moves To New York Times
10/28/2006 //  DENVER, CO - Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Todd Heisler will be leaving the photography staff of The Rocky Mountain News to join the staff of The New York Times in December.Rocky editor John...
Plea To Free Italian Photographer
10/28/2006 // LONDON - Lord Nazir Ahmed, Britain's first Muslim Lord and a friend of kidnapped photojournalist Gabrielle Torsello, has joined with Italian Muslims, the Italian...
Pelligrin, Kuwayama, Win Smith Awards
10/27/2006 // NEW YORK, NY – Italian photojournalist Paolo Pellegrin has won this year’s W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic photography for his project, “Makta – It Is Written: A Journey Through the Lands of Islam.” The grant is...
Italy Says Negotiations For Torsello's Release Continue
10/25/2006 // ROME, ITALY – The Italian Foreign Ministry says negotiations to free Italian photojournalist Gabriele Torsello in Afghanistan continue, despite the passage of a Monday deadline set by his abductors. And in Kabul,...
Kidnapped AP Photographer Freed In Gaza
10/24/2006 // GAZA CITY– Kidnapped Associated Press photographer Emilio Morenatti, 37, has been released unharmed in Gaza tonight after he was abducted at gunpoint this morning in the Gaza Strip. He was reportedly snatched when...
Flying Short Course: Evolving Newspapers, Push For Video
10/23/2006 // NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR – At the second stop of NPPA's 49th annual Flying Short Course, today's speakers echoed the resounding theme that photojournalism is rapidly changing, and addressed the fact that many newspapers are now pushing still...
Negotiations For Torsello's Release Continue
10/23/2006 // ROME, ITALY – The Italian Foreign Ministry says negotiations to free Italian photojournalist Gabriele Torsello in Afghanistan continue, despite the passage of a Monday deadline set by his abductors. And in Kabul,...
Iraq Dispatch: Birthday, Groundhog Day, It's All The Same
10/23/2006 // NPPA president Tony Overman, a staff photojournalist with The Olympian in Olympia, WA, is embedded with soldiers from Fort Lewis and the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, on duty in Iraq. He’s on assignment with reporter Sean Cockerham of the News...
Gunmen Say They Will Kill Photojournalist Monday Unless Demands Met
10/20/2006 // DANA POINT, CA – Kidnapped Italian ZUMA photojournalist Gabriele Torsello, abducted at gunpoint on October 12 by five gunmen in Afghanistan, has appealed to fellow journalists and the media to help him gain his...

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