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New York Makes Progress In Cameras In Court
06/19/2006 // BUFFALO, NY – New York attorney and photojournalist Mickey H. Osterreicher reports today from Buffalo some progress on getting cameras in the courts in New York State after a judge, presiding in a high-profile murder case in Albany...
Karen Pulfer Focht Wins Top Casey Honors
06/14/2006 //  Several current and past NPPA members have won 2006 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism from the Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families. The Casey Journalism Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan program of the Philip Merrill College of...
Anita Baca Appointed Diversity Committee Chair
06/12/2006 //  SAN ANTONIO, TX – Anita Baca, a staff photography editor for the San Antonio Express-News, has been appointed the new chairperson of the NPPA Diversity Committee, NPPA president Alicia ...
NPPA Executive Director Search Committee Launched
06/08/2006 // SAN ANTONIO, TX– A search committee has been organized to consider potential candidates for the position of executive director for the National Press Photographers Association, NPPA president Alicia Wagner ...
Master Of The Portrait, Arnold Newman, 88
06/07/2006 //  By Donald R. WinslowNEW YORK, NY – Arnold Newman, the master photographer who since the 1940s has personified the "environmental portrait" in publications like Life, Look, Time, Newsweek, Esquire,...
NPPA's 60 Years: Celebrate Past, Future, At Photojournalism Summit
06/07/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association’s 60th Anniversary Photojournalism Summit will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tampa Bay, FL, from Friday June 23, 2006, through Sunday June 25.The overall theme is "See The Future, And...
Rick Shaw Named POYi Director At Missouri
06/07/2006 // COLUMBIA, MO – Rick Shaw, an assistant professor of photojournalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the director of photography at the Missourian, has been named director of the Pictures of...
War, And Peace: Robert Capa, 62 Years After D-Day
06/06/2006 //   By Donald R. Winslow  It was 62 years ago today. It was also a Tuesday. Ever since then the date has been known as D-Day. The place was Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France, along a narrow strip of sea across from the coast of England...
Seth Gitner Elected New Chapters Board Rep
06/04/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA national secretary Sean D. Elliot announced today that Seth Gitner of the Roanoke (VA) Times and Roanoke.com has been elected as the new NPPA chapters board representative. Gitner...
NPPA Charter & Life Member Hugh Morton, 85
06/03/2006 // DURHAM, NC – Photographer Hugh Morton, a photographic legend in the North Carolina region known for his sports photographs and wildlife scenes, died Thursday June 1 at his home in Linville, NC, from cancer. He was...

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