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Advocacy Committee Asks For NFL Vest Experiences
08/14/2007 // DURHAM, NC - As photojournalists begin to cover National Football League pre-season games, the National Press Photographers Association and other press organizations continue to oppose the presence of corporate logos on the red vests that...
Women In Photojournalism Conference: Expanding Our Visions
08/14/2007 // AUSTIN, TX - How will you survive in today’s changing newsroom? Will you be left behind or learn what it takes to keep up with the changes?  Come to Austin, TX, for NPPA's Women in Photojournalism Conference August 17-19, 2007, to learn skills which...
Photographing Barry Bonds' Record-breaking Home Run
08/10/2007 // SANTA ROSA, CA - A story in today's Santa Rosa Press Democrat by photojournalist John Burgess details his quest to cover Barry Bonds hitting his 756th home run to pass Henry Aaron for the major league baseball home...
Chicago Cop Accused Of Destroying Tribune Photographer's Gear
08/09/2007 // CHICAGO, IL - The Chicago Tribune reports that local police are investigating allegations that one of their officers grabbed a Tribune photographer's cameras Monday night at the scene of a police-involved shooting and damaged his gear.The newspaper...
NFL Vests & Logos: President's Letter To Members
08/08/2007 // To Our Members,Unfortunately the National Football League’s response to our letter requesting that they reconsider their new policy requiring sideline photographers to wear vests that include corporate logos has been less than encouraging. Rather...
NPPA Responds To NFL's Vest Policy
08/08/2007 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association, in response to a letter last week from the National Football League that said corporate logos on vests were just a part of the league's new safety and security program and are not...
NYC Film Permit Rules Will Be Redrafted
08/04/2007 // NEW YORK, NY - In response to an outcry by photojournalists, moviemakers, and advocates of press freedoms, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting (MOFTB) Friday announced they will step back and try again with a new draft...
LAPD To Use Police TV, Rather Than Media Training, For Future Major Events
08/04/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow DURHAM, NC - Back in May, NPPA president Tony Overman called for the Los Angeles Police Department to begin immediate and ongoing media relations training, and wrote a letter to...
NFL Tells NPPA Their Vest Logos Are "Not Advertising Messages"
08/04/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow © 2007 News Photographer magagzineDURHAM, NC - The National Football League has responded to NPPA's complaint about the upcoming season's new requirement that sideline photographers wear mandatory NFL red vests...
Jones, Snider, Elected In Region 8
08/03/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – Sean D. Elliot, secretary of the National Press Photographers Association, has counted the votes and determined the winners in Region 8’s online July election.Tim Jones has been...

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