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Gilka Receives Alexia Foundation Lifetime Award
04/07/2006 // NEW YORK, NY – On the opening night of an exhibit of photographs taken by many of the past winners of Alexia Foundation grants, Robert E. Gilka was presented with an Alexia Foundation lifetime...
Memorial Service Sunday For Thomas James Abercrombie, 75
04/06/2006 // BALTIMORE, MD – Thomas James Abercrombie, 75, a legendary National Geographic magazine photographer and writer, and an NPPA life member who joined in 1952, died Monday afternoon at Johns Hopkins...
Kayne Leads Q2 Student Clip Contest
04/06/2006 // Second quarter results in the NPPA Student Quarterly Clip Contest have been announced, and the new point leader in the race to be the 2005-2006 NPPA Student Clip Contest photographer of the year is Eric Kayne from...
Supreme Court Doesn't Want TV, Radio, Coverage
04/05/2006 // WASHINGTON, DC – Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee passed two bills that would bring cameras and microphones into federal courts, but today on Capitol Hill two Supreme Court justices expressed their opinion that cameras are fine in the Senate...
Calling All Cars: Photography Is Still Legal
04/03/2006 // NEW YORK, NY – New York City area photographers achieved a victory of sorts in March against Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officers when the New York Civil Liberties Union threatened a lawsuit against...
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bills To Bring Cameras Into Federal Courts
04/01/2006 // WASHINGTON, DC – When Senator Arlen Specter (R-PA) wrote the prelude to a bill that would bring cameras and microphones into federal courts and permit televising of U.S. Supreme Court proceedings, he included a...
Deanne Fitzmaurice Joins NPPA Best Of Photojournalism Committee
04/01/2006 // Harry Walker, chairman of the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism Contest Committee, and NPPA president Alicia Wagner Calzada today...
NPPA Taking Nominations For Honors & Recognition
03/31/2006 // The NPPA Honors & Recognition committee is now accepting nominations for NPPA’s annual service awards. NPPA past president Bob Gould is chairperson of the committee. Gould asks the photojournalism community, “...
Smith "Fired" From Pilot Over Scalia Photo
03/31/2006 // BOSTON, MA – Freelance photojournalist Peter A. Smith, 51, has been “fired” by The Pilot, a weekly Catholic newspaper run by the Archdiocese of Boston, for releasing to the Boston Herald a photograph of U.S. Supreme...
NFL Removes Local TV Affiliates From Game Sidelines
03/30/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowThe National Football League’s 32 team owners attending their Spring meeting this week in Orlando, FL, voted Tuesday to adopt a new policy that removes local television affiliates from the sidelines of all NFL...

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