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ASMP Announces Spring 2006 Grant Winners
01/18/2006 // PHILADELPHIA, PA - Eugene Mopsik, executive director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), announced that five ASMP Foundation grants for Spring 2006 have been given to non-profit groups who strive...
Entry Deadline For Payne Journalism Ethics Awards
01/16/2006 // The deadline to nominate an individual or an organization for the Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism is February 24, 2006. The program is in its seventh year of honoring the highest ethical standards of print, broadcast, and new...
Contracts Of Adhesion: Photographers Beware
01/16/2006 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.(Author’s note: I write the following as a cautionary tale for those of you who may be faced with a similar situation, so that you are aware of what exactly you are being asked to sign. While working...
Photojournalist Todd Maisel & The Sago Coal Mine Disaster
01/14/2006 // By Todd Maisel Staff photographer, New York Daily NewsSAGO, WV – Photojournalists were mired in mud, braved chilling rain, and faced many belligerent families awaiting word on the rescue of 13 men trapped in a two-...
VII Photo Agency Announces West Coast Seminar
01/13/2006 // Frank Evers, the managing director of VII Photo Agency, announced that the photographers of VII will stage their first West Coast VII Seminar in Pasadena, CA, from April 7 to April 9, 2006, at the Art Center College...
New York City Sued Over Filmmaker's Right To Photograph
01/12/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowA lawsuit filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, in Manhattan claims that New York City’s requirement to have a permit to film in public is unconstitutional, and it seeks a...
Mercury News Loses Attempt To Dismiss "Fair Use" Suit
01/12/2006 // By Donald R. WinslowThe San Jose Mercury News lost a motion requesting that the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California dismiss a copyright infringement case brought against it by freelance photographer...
Nikon To Concentrate On Digital Cameras, Drops Film Bodies
01/12/2006 // In a press release distributed first in the United Kingdom yesterday and today in the States, Nikon Corporation announced they have made a decision to focus the company’s resources on digital cameras instead of film cameras, and that they will soon...
NPPA Charter Member Maurice Johnson, 86
01/11/2006 // A memorial service will be held February 3, 2006, in Chevy Chase, MD, for NPPA charter member Maurice Johnson, 86, who was the longest serving director of the U.S. Senate Press Photographers Gallery in Washington,...
KNPA Seminar & POY Contest On January 20, 21
01/09/2006 // Kentucky News Photographers Association president Joe Imel wants to remind everyone in NPPA’s Region 4 that KNPA’s annual Photographer of the Year contest and photojournalism seminar will be held...

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