News Archive

Wounded Photojournalist Morris Flies Back To U.S.A.
03/19/2006 //  ZUMA Press contract photographer Toby Morris, who was shot by snipers and twice wounded on March 1 while covering American soldiers on patrol in Iraq, was discharged from an Army hospital in Landsthul, Germany, on...
NCAA Tells Sportsshooter.com It Does Not Violate Restrictions
03/17/2006 // “The NCAA issue has (sort of) been resolved,” Grover Sanschagrin, executive producer of SportsShooter.com, wrote to News Photographer this morning. “I think this is good news.”In a statement posted hours ago on the...
Perspectives: Gordon Parks, 1912-2006
03/17/2006 //  Gordon Parks, 93, a gifted photojournalist, fine art photographer, filmmaker, poet, musician, and novelist, died March 9, 2006, at his home in New York City. The Fort Scott, KS, native was Life magazine's first...
MTA To Remind Cops: Photography Is Not Prohibited
03/17/2006 //  The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority has told the New York Civil Liberties Union that it will remind its staff and law enforcement officers that there is no photography ban on MTA property and that...
Perspectives: Birmingham's Forgotten Pictures Raise Deeper Questions
03/14/2006 //   By Bruce YoungSo you’re rooting through an equipment closet looking for something – say it’s that ultra-wide-angle lens that someone uses about once every five years to make some artsy version of the picture that, well, has to be...
Perspectives: First Kodachrome, And Now My Nikon
03/14/2006 // By Ed Breen FORT WAYNE, IN – In one of those little flashes of recognition, it struck me the other day that God had allowed me to live too long. It was 3:05 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, that this epiphany arrived, delivered by the...
FIFA Backs Down On World Cup Media Restrictions
03/13/2006 //  In Paris today the World Association of Newspapers (WAN) announced an agreement with the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the group governing World Cup Soccer, to lift all restrictions on...
Heist Is TV Photographer of the Year, Hanson Is Editor of the Year
03/10/2006 // ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Today the judges and contest coordinators for the 2006 National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism Television Photography and Editing contest announced the competition’s top award winners during a Webcast...
Davidson, Dezso, Are Missouri's POYi Top Winners
03/09/2006 //  At the 63rd Pictures of the Year International photography contest at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Barbara Davidson of The Dallas Morning News has...
BOP Television Judges Pick Documentary, General News, Deadline News Winners
03/08/2006 // ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Judges for the National Press Photographers Association’s 2006 Best of Photojournalism Television contest decided to tackle a big category today: Documentary. There were just 14 entries, but the stories ranged in length from...

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