News Archive

NYCLU Sues NYPD For Harassing, Detaining Photographers
08/10/2006 // New York, NY – Despite all the publicity, lawsuits, and media focus on the fact that taking photographs in public places is not illegal and is protected by the United States Constitution’s First Amendment, it seems as if the police officer on the...
Times-Picayune Photojournalist Arrested After Chase
08/09/2006 // Police Say John McCusker Tried To Get Cops To Shoot HimNEW ORLEANS, LA – New Orleans police today say that Times-Picayune staff photojournalist John McCusker, depressed over learning that he didn’t have enough...
Videographer's Jailing, Court Rulings, Exemplify Need For Federal Shield Law
08/07/2006 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.BUFFALO, NY – In three separate cases, one in New York and two in San Francisco, the need for a federal shield law to protect the press is more apparent than ever.On August 1, Joshua...
NPPA Leads Protest Against Jailing Of Videographer
08/07/2006 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The National Press Photographers Association's president led a press conference by leaders of journalism organizations on Saturday protesting the jailing of a video journalist and recent court rulings that pressure journalists to...
Reuters Apologizes Over Altered Lebanon War Photographs
08/07/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowZURICH (August 7, 2006) – Fresh on the heels of last week's photojournalism ethics controversies about Patrick Schneider's color-altered image that led to the end of his employment as a Charlotte...
NPPA Job Announcement: Executive Director
08/03/2006 // The National Press Photographers Association seeks a visionary Executive Director to expand the organization’s influence as the leading voice for photojournalism in the United States and world-wide....
A Question Of Truth: Photojournalism And Visual Ethics
08/02/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowPhotography and visual ethics are currently hot topics in the journalism community, particularly at two daily newspapers owned by the McClatchy Company. In recent days, a staff photographer with The Charlotte...
100 Years Of Photojournalism: Gilka & McDougall
08/01/2006 // 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-...
"Living The Moment" At NPPA's Women In Photojournalism Conference
08/01/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The lineup of speakers and programs for the NPPA’s 2006 Women In Photojournalism Conference, scheduled for September 15-17 at the Radisson Hotel & Suites in St. Louis, MO, has been announced by the conference’s co-chairs, ...
Proposed TV Coverage Of U.S. Supreme Court Supported
07/22/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association’s president has asked news organizations and press associations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Oklahoma, and Utah to join NPPA in its call for Senate Judiciary Committee members to support...

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