News Archive

A Call To Action On Orphan Works
07/17/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The NPPA believes it vitally important that all photojournalists write their Congressional representatives regarding H.R. 5439, the Orphan Works Act of 2006 (See “About Orphan Works”). Passage of this poorly conceived bill would...
Gilka & McDougall: 100 Years Of Photojournalism
07/15/2006 // By Sedda KreabsLOS ANGELES, CA  – Two of photojournalism’s legends are turning 90 this year. Angus “Mac” McDougall, former staff photographer and associate editor for International Harvester World magazine and long-...
Police Search Anchorage Newspaper for Photos
07/14/2006 // By Don HunterAnchorage Daily NewsANCHORAGE, AK - Anchorage police executed a search warrant Wednesday at the Daily News and took more than 100 unpublished photos of the scene of Sunday night's shooting at the Anchorage Football...
Vietnam War Photojournalist Catherine Leroy, 60
07/11/2006 // By Donald R. Winslow In 1968 Catherine Leroy, one of the first female combat photographers of the Vietnam War era, surprised her North Vietnamese captors by photographing and interviewing them when they returned her...
Cameras Now Covering Some Indiana Courts
07/05/2006 // EVANSVILLE, IN – A pilot program to test the viability of cameras in the state’s courtrooms started this week in Indiana when photojournalists from the Evansville Courier & Press and WFIE-TV were present for a court hearing Monday in the trial...
Photojournalist Mpozi Mshale Tolbert, 34
07/04/2006 //  INDIANAPOLIS, IN  – Photojournalist Mpozi Mshale Tolbert, 34, a staff member at The Indianapolis Star, collapsed at work Monday while working at the picture desk and died about an hour later at...
Letter To Members From NPPA's President
07/03/2006 // By Tony OvermanWhen I was a young photographer working in Albany, Oregon, I didn't have enough money to pay my student loans and car payments, let alone $55 to NPPA. I remind myself of those days with every proposal for a dues...
NPPA Member George Petroccione, 59
06/28/2006 //  NPPA member George Petroccione, 59, a longtime reporter and photographer for the Albany Democrat-Herald in Albany, OR, died June 22 at his home of complications from prostate cancer, the newspaper says. Petroccione...
NPPA Honors, Awards, Presented At 60th Anniversary Dinner
06/25/2006 // TAMPA BAY, FL – The National Press Photographers Association's Honors and Recognitions Committee tonight presented awards to the top winners of the 2006 Best Of Photojournalism photography, television, Web, and editing contests, as well as...
NPPA's 60th Anniversary Photo Summit Looks At Past, Future
06/24/2006 //  TAMPA BAY, FL – Educational programs, workshops, portfolio critiques, a “shoot-out” contest, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award's dinner, and demonstrations of old photography gear and exploding flash powder guns were just some of the highlights...

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