News Archive

"Orphan Works" Bill Dies In Committee
09/28/2006 // WASHINGTON, DC – The “Orphan Works” bill appears to have died in Congressional committee this week when its sponsor, Texas Republican Representative Lamar Smith, withdrew the bill from consideration Wednesday at the...
Photojournalist Cathy Clarke Seriously Injured In Crash
09/26/2006 //  KNOXVILLE, TN – Cathy Clarke, 46, a staff photographer for the Knoxville News Sentinel and a former NPPA Chapters Board Representative, was severely injured Sunday in an car accident on Interstate 75 north of...
A Letter From Paris: John G. Morris Remembers Perpignan
09/26/2006 // PARIS, FRANCE - Visa Pour l’Image, reflects its veteran director Jean-François Leroy, has come of age at 18. As usual, the photojournalism festival held each September in the Southwestern French city of Perpignan broke all its own...
James Nachtwey Wins $250,000 Heinz Award
09/25/2006 // PITTSBURGH, PA – Photojournalist James Nachtwey of the photography agency VII has won the 12th Annual Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities, a $250,000 prize given by the Heinz Family Foundation. It's one of the...
Michigan Legislation Would Prevent Sideline Ban In Public Funded Stadiums
09/23/2006 // LANSING, MI – Michigan Republican state representative Leon Drolet of Macomb Township has proposed legislation that would prevent stadiums that receive twenty percent or more of their funding from public money from...
Josh Wolf Is Back In Prison
09/22/2006 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Freelance video photojournalsit Josh Wolf is back in prison today, his bail revoked after he lost his appeal of a court order to jail him for contempt of court for refusing to turn over unaired...
Wolf Gets Two More Days Of Freedom Before Prison
09/21/2006 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Freelance video photojournalist Josh Wolf, facing a court order to return to federal jail by 1 p.m. on Wednesday for refusing to comply with a subpoena ordering him to turn over unaired video...
Women In Photojournalism Conference "Lived The Moment"
09/18/2006 // By Ana Bianca Marin  Brooks Institute of Photography student and conference volunteer Ana Bianca Marin was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. Marin's photograph "Terra" was selected as one of 50 on display in the Saturday night...
Bail Revoked: Freelance Video Photojournalist Josh Wolf Ordered Back To Jail
09/18/2006 // By Donald R. Winslow SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Freelance video photojournalist Josh Wolf, who last week lost his appeal to keep unpublished video out-takes of a July 2005 violent San Francisco protest...
NPPA Decries Violence Against Journalists In Africa
09/18/2006 // DURHAM, NC (September 18, 2006) - The president of the National Press Photographers Association has released the following statement: The National Press Photographers Association decries all violence against journalists anywhere in the world....

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