News Archive

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....
Three NPPA Vice President Candidates Named
01/30/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Three current and former members of the board of directors of the National Press Photographers Association have been nominated to run for the organization’s vice president’s office to serve out the remainder of the term of Scott...
Robinson-Chavez, Somodevilla, Win Top WHNPA Honors
01/28/2007 // WASHINGTON, DC – Photojournalist Michael Robinson-Chavez was named Photographer of the Year and Chip Somodevilla won Political Photo of the Year today in the White House News...
Pace Of Downsizing Accelerates
01/26/2007 //  The media industry eliminated 17,809 jobs last year, almost twice as many as were slashed in 2005, the outplacement consulting firm Challenger Gray & Christmas Inc. reported from Chicago this week, a trend they say is expected to continue this...

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