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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...
Enter Now: The 2007 Best Of Photojournalism Competition
01/24/2007 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association today issued a Call For Entries in the Best Of Photojournalism 2007 competition. Contest coordinator Thomas Kenniff said today that entries...
Northern Short Course Online Registration Opens
01/22/2007 // NEW HAVEN, CT – Michelle McLoughlin, a member of the board of directors for the Northern Short Course and director of NPPA’s Region 1, today said that online registration is now open for the 2007 Northern...
Reuters Concludes Lebanon Photos Investigation; New Rules, New Oversight
01/18/2007 //  Today in London the editor in chief for Reuters reported in his blog a series of actions the news agency has taken in the aftermath of publishing two digitally altered photographs last August during the clash between Israel and Lebanon, including...
Time Inc. Cuts Nearly 300 Jobs
01/18/2007 //  Time Inc. today began staff layoffs of almost 300 employees across its family of magazines, including its flagship publications Time, People, and Sports Illustrated, as well as closing some of their bureaus.The nation’s largest magazine publisher...
Nikon Drops Sponsorhip Of NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant
01/11/2007 // DURHAM, NC – Nikon Inc. has elected not to fund the NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for 2007 and so there will not be a grant awarded to a photojournalist for a project this year, the president of the National Press...

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