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Memorial Service Planned For Larry Davis, 61
02/07/2006 //  A memorial service for former Los Angeles Times photojournalist Larry Davis is planned for Saturday, March 4, at 2 p.m. at 1107 First Ave. in Seattle, WA. Davis, 61, died January 19 when he took his own life near...
OSI Announces Katrina Media Fellowships
02/07/2006 // The Open Society Institute, a part of the Soros Foundations Network, has announced a one-time fellowship competition, "In response to the critical issues of poverty, racism, and government neglect that were laid bare by Hurricane...
Covering Katrina's Victims Led To Operation Photo Rescue
02/06/2006 // David Ellis and Becky Sell, photojournalists from The Free Lance-Star in Fredricksburgh, VA, may know about as much about the family lineage of the folks who live down in Pass...
Steven R. Nickerson: As Rare As Hen's Teeth
02/05/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowSteven R. Nickerson’s story is not an easy one to tell.He’s a photojournalist. A very good one. He’s also a funny guy; one look at him confirms that notion. He’s worked hard and done well; his...
John Francis Ficara's "Black Farmers In America" Now An Exhibit, Book
02/04/2006 //   Photojournalist John Francis Ficara’s “Black Farmers in America” project, winner of the 2001 NPPA-Nikon Sabbatical Grant, has been published as a book and is an exhibit at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American...
Andrea Bruce, Carol T. Powers, Win Top WHNPA 2006 Honors
02/03/2006 // Washington Post photographer Andrea Bruce was named “Photographer of the Year” and photojournalist Carol T. Powers earned top honors for “Political Photo of the Year" in the White House News...
Call For Entries: NPPA Women In Photojournalism Conference Photo Contest
02/03/2006 //  The 17th annual NPPA Women In Photojournalism Conference will be in St. Louis, MO, on September 15 through 17, and the conference co-chairs have issued a Call For Entries for the annual photography contest. The theme for this year's competition is...
Online Ethics Survey Benefits Blackburn NPPA Scholarship Fund
02/03/2006 //  Brad Thompson, an assistant professor of mass communication at Linfield College in McMinnville, OR, has asked NPPA members and other photojournalists to take part in an online survey regarding journalism ethics. In...
Deadline April 1 For Yarka Vendrinska Scholarship
02/02/2006 //  The family of Mark and Tanya Bohr, who established the Yarka Vendrinska Photojournalism Memorial Fund for their late daughter, Yarka, a photojournalist, are pleased to announce that they will be...
Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu Wins 2006 NPPA-Nikon Sabbatical Grant
01/31/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowAdriana Lopez Sanfeliu, 29, a freelance photojournalist born in Barcelona who now splits her time between Spain and Brooklyn, NY, is the winner of the ...

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