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Getty Images To Sell For $2.4 Billion
02/25/2008 // NEW YORK, NY  - The board of directors of Getty Images has apparently okayed a deal to sell the company to the private equity firm of Hellman & Friedman for $2.4 billion including debt, The New York Times reported this morning.“We are...
Stephen Katz Wins POYi's Newspaper POY Title
02/24/2008 // COLUMBIA, MO - After the first week of judging the University of Missouri School of Journalism's Pictures of the Year International, Stephen M. Katz of The Virginian-Pilot has been named the contest's Newspaper Photographer of the...
Illinois Photographers Can Shoot Championships Without Signing Waivers
02/22/2008 // SPRINGFIELD, IL  - A representative of the Illinois Press Association today told IPA members that the Illinois High School Association will allow photographers with valid press credentials to have access to the floor at the girls state basketball...
Maryland House Panel Kills Cameras In Court Measure
02/21/2008 //  ANNAPOLIS, MD - A bill that would have repealed Maryland's ban on cameras in court during criminal sentencings was rejected by the Maryland House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.Sponsored by Maryland Delegate Michael D. Smigiel Sr....
WHNPA Launches Student POY Contest
02/21/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC - The White House News Photographers Association has launched a Student Photographer of the Year contest, and the deadline for entering the inaugural competition is March 1, 2008.Three judges from the WHNPA will pick winners and a...
Albuquerque Tribune Will Close Saturday
02/20/2008 // ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Employees at The Albuquerque Tribune learned this morning that the 86-year-old newspaper will close after Saturday's edition comes off the press.Editor Phill Casaus told the Tribune's 38 editorial...
WJW-TV's Matthew Rafferty Wins Cutting Edge Editor Title
02/20/2008 // DENVER, CO - Matthew Rafferty of WJW-TV in Cleveland, OH, has been named the 2007 NPPA Cutting Edge Editor of the Year, contest chair Jeramy Rosenberg announced after tallying the...
NPPA Life Member Photographs 11 American Presidents
02/19/2008 // MIAMI, FL - NPPA Life member Ray Fisher, 83, who joined NPPA 54 years ago in 1954, was recently featured in a column in The Miami Herald to mark the occasion of the photographer covering his 11th American president....
BBC's Mark Rabbage Named WHNPA TV Photographer Of The Year
02/19/2008 // WASHINGTON, DC - BBC photojournalist Mark Rabbage has been named the White House News Photographers Association's Photographer of the Year in their 2008 Eyes Of History video contest, and Chris...
Register For Both Kalish And Poynter And Get A Discount
02/14/2008 // By Scott SinesManaging editor, The Commercial Appeal Director, The KalishMEMPHIS, TN - We’ve all heard it by now. Do more with less. Move to a Web-first newsroom. Develop cross-platform skills. Give everybody on the staff a video...

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