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Wisconsin High School Athletics, Newspapers, Fight Over Photo Rights
02/12/2007 // RACINE, WI – Wisconsin newspaper photographers are only weeks away from covering their high school state basketball championships, and wrestling and swimming championships have already started, while in the background a fight is going on between the...
Spencer Platt Wins World Press Photo Top Honors
02/09/2007 //  AMSTERDAM – Spencer Platt of Getty Images has won the premier World Press Photo of the Year Award for 2006 in the 50th annual World Press Photo Contest for a picture that shows a...
Kalish Workshop Retools Program; Focuses On The Web, Multimedia
02/08/2007 // By Scott SinesMEMPHIS, TN – The program for this year’s Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshop at Ball State University in June in Muncie, IN, has been rebuilt to address the challenges, opportunities, and struggles that visual...
David R. Metz Leaves Canon
02/08/2007 // LAKE SUCCESS, NY – Canon USA Inc.’s David R. Metz, a long-time friend and supporter of the National Press Photographers Association and its members and events, and of photojournalists worldwide, said today that he’s decided to leave...
Proposed Missouri Law Challenges NFL's TV Sidelines Ban
02/07/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow Is nothing sacred? Football and television are hot topics that can cross party lines and empty out church basements, at least in the "Show Me" state of Missouri and in the Bible Belt states Indiana and Ohio.In...
New Jailhouse Record: Josh Wolf Takes First Place With 169 Days
02/07/2007 // By Donald R. Winslow It’s a dubious achievement, but one that merits recognition nonetheless: Freelance journalist Josh Wolf has now spent more time in jail for contempt of court than any other...
UC Berkeley Journalism Student Wins Dorothea Lange Award
02/07/2007 // BERKELEY, CA  – Color photographs of farm workers in the fields, orchards, and labor camps of California's Central Valley have won Jeremy Rue, 25, the 2007 Dorothea Lange Fellowship. Rue is a...
In Letter To Dead Soldier's Family, Times Apologizes Over Images
02/02/2007 // AUSTIN, TX – The New York Times said today that it will apologize to the family of a Texas soldier for publishing a photograph and video showing U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Hector...
Last Day To Enter The 2007 Best Of Photojournalism Contest
02/01/2007 //  DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association reminds photojournalists that the deadline for entering the Best Of Photojournalism 2007 competition is 11:59 p.m Eastern Standard Time on Friday February 9.The Television...
Photographers Among 7 Awarded Bronze Star
01/31/2007 // By TONY BARTELMEThe Post and CourierCHARLESTON, SC – It's 1 p.m., Aug. 16, on a white-hot highway 70 miles west of Baghdad. One soldier is down, felled by a sniper, and bullets kick up dust a few yards from Air Force Tech. Sgt....

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