News Archive

NPPA Even-Numbered Regional Elections Upcoming In November
08/31/2006 // DURHAM, NC – NPPA members in Regions 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 will be able to vote during the entire month of November, 2006, for Regional officers as directed by the organization’s Standing Rules, NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot...
NPPA Women In Photojournalism Conference Ready To Launch
08/29/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – Photojournalist Susan Meiselas of Magnum Photos has joined the line-up of speakers and presenters scheduled to appear at the upcoming NPPA Women In Photojournalism Conference in St....
JonBenet: Copyright, Fair Use, And Public Domain
08/28/2006 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.BUFFALO, NY – An interesting sideshow to the media circus over the arrest of JonBenet Ramsey murder suspect John Mark Karr...
Seattle Photojournalist Dean Rutz Returns To Work
08/22/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowSEATTLE, WA – Photojournalist Dean Rutz of the Seattle Times is back at work, and happy to be there, thank you very much. It’s been a long, bumpy road back to the newsroom since...
NPPA's 2006 Flying Short Course
08/22/2006 //  DURHAM, NC (August 22, 2006) – NPPA’s 49th annual Flying Short Course is coming up in October and this year’s line-up of speakers promises a program that will be long remembered, including photojournalism’s living legend John G. Morris...
Funeral Saturday for Joe Rosenthal, 94
08/21/2006 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NPPA Life member and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Joseph J. Rosenthal, 94, died Sunday in Novato, CA, at his home in the Atria Tamalpais Creek assisted living center, his family reports. A Catholic funeral...
Perspectives: A Photojournalist's Worst Nightmare
08/17/2006 //  Jessica Webb is a staff photojournalist for the Daytona Beach News-Journal. This is her first-person account of covering the beatings of three seniors, resulting in two deaths. The trio had been the subject of one of her recent photography projects...
Federal Judge Says Reporters Must Testify, Name Sources
08/16/2006 //  SAN FRANCISCO, CA – A federal judge ruled Tuesday that two San Francisco Chronicle reporters must disclose who provided them with secret grand jury testimony given by professional baseball player Barry Bonds and...
NPPA's First Amendment Attorney Named Gannett Senior VP, General Counsel
08/16/2006 // WASHINGTON, DC – Attorney Kurt Wimmer, who for several years has donated his time and expertise to the National Press Photographers Association as pro bono counsel on issues relating to the First Amendment and press...
Online Survey Measures Attitudes About Photo Manipulation
08/16/2006 //  - Dennis Dunleavy is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, OR, teaching visual journalism and digital technology. He is conducting an online survey...

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