News Archive

NPPA Seeks National Office Nominations
12/16/2005 // NPPA nominations chairperson Matt McColl today said the NPPA Nominations Committee is currently seeking candidates who are interested in running for a national office with the organization. NPPA will hold elections for its national offices at the...
Supreme Court's Refusal To Hear National Geographic CD-ROM Case Leaves Conflicting Copyright Rulings
12/16/2005 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.BUFFALO, NY – In two cases that pit the National Geographic Society against a number of freelance photographers, the United States Supreme Court this week refused to grant a petition for certiorari (appeal). That...
SND Issues Call For Entries In 27th Annual Contest
12/15/2005 // The Society for News Design’s executive director, Elise Burroughs, has issued a Call For Entries for the 27th annual Best Of Newspaper Design competition. The contest is open to all general circulation newspapers – daily or otherwise – including...
Jim Morris, 68, A Mentor In Hutchinson, Kansas
12/12/2005 // Morris, 68, the former chief photographer for The Hutchinson News in Hutchinson, KS, where he grew up and photographed the life of an entire community, died there last week in hospital after suffering a heart attack just days before.He was with...
Hearst Photojournalism Winners Named
12/11/2005 // SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Twenty college photographers have been named finalists in the November photojournalism competition of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. Entries in the first of three journalism competitions were in the categories of portrait/...
SPJ Announces Collegiate Contest Call for Entries
12/09/2005 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN  – The Society of Professional Journalists has announced its call for entries to the Mark of Excellence Awards. The competition strives to recognize and honor the best in collegiate journalism. The deadline for the 2005 awards is...
2006 Cutting Edge VII Workshop Goes To Jacksonville
12/06/2005 // Shawn Montano, director of the NPPA Cutting Edge workshop, announced that the 2006 workshop will be held January 20 and 21, 2006, in Jacksonville, FL. Cutting Edge is an NPPA educational seminar with emphasis on the craft of editing.Cutting Edge VII...
NPPA Life Member Michael Evans, 61, Dies In Atlanta
12/01/2005 // By Peter JunkerATLANTA, GA - Michael A. W. Evans, a noted newspaper, magazine, and White House photojournalist and early developer of software systems for cataloging photography collections, died on December 1, 2005, at his home in Atlanta. Mr....
Election Results For Odd-Numbered Regions Announced
12/01/2005 // The National Press Photographer Association's national secretary Sean D. Elliot has announced results of a month-long November election to select directors and associate directors for Regions 3, 5, 9 and 11. Newly elected officers will begin their...
Best Use of Photography: 3rd Quarter 2005 Results For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-Page
12/01/2005 // Because of the extensive coverage of Hurricane Katrina, there were added categories for the 3rd Quarter Best Use of Photography contest. There is precedence for this: categories were added for the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and for 9/11 coverage in...

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