News Archive

NPPA Launches New National Monthly Multimedia Contest
10/13/2006 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association has announced the launch of a new National Monthly Multimedia Contest that opens for competition starting November 1.Chaired by Colin Mulvany...
Marines Encase Flag From Rosenthal's Famous Photo
10/13/2006 // QUANTICO, VA – The second American flag to be raised atop Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima during World War II, the one seen in Joe Rosenthal’s iconic and Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of the event, today was installed in the new...
2006 Flying Short Course Online Registration Now Available
10/05/2006 //  DURHAM, NC – NPPA's 49th annual Flying Short Course is underway this morning and it's one not to be missed. This year the Flying Short Course makes stops on October 20, 21, and 22 starting in Philadelphia, PA, followed by North Little Rock, AR, and...
NPPA Announces Partnership With Digital Railroad
10/03/2006 // DURHAM, NC - The National Press Photographers Association announced today that it has chosen Digital Railroad, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based application services for the professional photography industry, as its exclusive partner for...
"Orphan Works" Bill Dies In Committee
09/28/2006 // WASHINGTON, DC – The “Orphan Works” bill appears to have died in Congressional committee this week when its sponsor, Texas Republican Representative Lamar Smith, withdrew the bill from consideration Wednesday at the...
Photojournalist Cathy Clarke Seriously Injured In Crash
09/26/2006 //  KNOXVILLE, TN – Cathy Clarke, 46, a staff photographer for the Knoxville News Sentinel and a former NPPA Chapters Board Representative, was severely injured Sunday in an car accident on Interstate 75 north of...
A Letter From Paris: John G. Morris Remembers Perpignan
09/26/2006 // PARIS, FRANCE - Visa Pour l’Image, reflects its veteran director Jean-François Leroy, has come of age at 18. As usual, the photojournalism festival held each September in the Southwestern French city of Perpignan broke all its own...
James Nachtwey Wins $250,000 Heinz Award
09/25/2006 // PITTSBURGH, PA – Photojournalist James Nachtwey of the photography agency VII has won the 12th Annual Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities, a $250,000 prize given by the Heinz Family Foundation. It's one of the...
Michigan Legislation Would Prevent Sideline Ban In Public Funded Stadiums
09/23/2006 // LANSING, MI – Michigan Republican state representative Leon Drolet of Macomb Township has proposed legislation that would prevent stadiums that receive twenty percent or more of their funding from public money from...
Josh Wolf Is Back In Prison
09/22/2006 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Freelance video photojournalsit Josh Wolf is back in prison today, his bail revoked after he lost his appeal of a court order to jail him for contempt of court for refusing to turn over unaired...

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