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Flying Short Course Kicks Off In Philly
10/19/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA's 49th annual Flying Short Course is underway this morning and it's one not to be missed. This year the Flying Short Course makes stops on October 20, 21, and 22 starting in Philadelphia, PA, followed by North Little Rock, AR, and...
Kidnapped ZUMA Photojournalist Says He's Okay
10/18/2006 //  DANA POINT, CA – ZUMA Press said today that ZUMA photojournalist Kash Gabriele Torsello, who was kidnapped in Afghanistan on October 12 by five gunmen, appears to have made several cell phone calls...
Oestervang Wins 2006 Gordon Parks Photography Competition
10/18/2006 // FORT SCOTT, KS – Danish photographer Charlotte Oestervang has won first place in the 2006 Gordon Parks Photography Competition for her photograph “Kashmir Three Months After the Earthquake.”"Photojournalism is a new...
Paris L. Gray, 44
10/18/2006 //  WOODBURY, NJ  – Funeral services have been announced for photojournalist Paris L. Gray, 44, who died Sunday after a battle with cancer. Gray had been a photographer for the Courier-Post newspaper in Cherry Hill, NJ, for 12 years....
Ohio University Student Sues Again Over Nude Photos
10/17/2006 //  ATHENS, OH – A female Ohio University graduate student who won a $350,000 sexual harassment lawsuit against former professor Larry Nighswander in 2005 has sued him again, claiming that he failed to comply with the...
Flying Short Course Takes Off This Week
10/16/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA's 49th annual Flying Short Course is underway this morning and it's one not to be missed. This year the Flying Short Course makes stops on October 20, 21, and 22 starting in Philadelphia, PA, followed by North Little Rock, AR, and...
Only Region 10 Fills Slate For November Elections
10/16/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – Sean Elliot, national secretary for the National Press Photographers Association, has announced that in November’s upcoming even-numbered Regional elections only Region 10 has presented a full and...
NPPA Launches New National Monthly Multimedia Contest
10/13/2006 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association has announced the launch of a new National Monthly Multimedia Contest that opens for competition starting November 1.Chaired by Colin Mulvany...
Marines Encase Flag From Rosenthal's Famous Photo
10/13/2006 // QUANTICO, VA – The second American flag to be raised atop Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima during World War II, the one seen in Joe Rosenthal’s iconic and Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the event, today was installed in the new...
2006 Flying Short Course Online Registration Now Available
10/05/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA's 49th annual Flying Short Course is underway this morning and it's one not to be missed. This year the Flying Short Course makes stops on October 20, 21, and 22 starting in Philadelphia, PA, followed by North Little Rock, AR, and...

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