News Archive

John G. Morris: It's Just One World
09/30/2005 // This Op/Ed essay was written by John G. Morris, formerly of The New York Times and Magnum and now living in Paris, who is the author of Get The Picture: A Personal History Of Photojournalism (University of Chicago Press, 2002).PARIS, FRANCE -...
NPPA And NPPF Now Taking Applications From Photojournalists For The Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund
09/20/2005 // DURHAM, NC  – The National Press Photographers Association, along with the National Press Photographers Foundation, today announced that applications are now being accepted from photojournalists for the NPPF/Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, a disaster...
Best Use of Photography: 2nd Quarter 2005 Results For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-Page
09/15/2005 // Because of the extensive coverage of Hurricane Katrina, there will be 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...
Orange County Register's Bruce Chambers Photographs Dramatic Rescue Of Katrina Victim 15 Days After Storm
09/15/2005 // Orange County Register photojournalist Bruce Chambers and reporter Keith Sharon have been traveling, sleeping, eating, and living with the California Task Force 5 Search and Rescue team of Orange County, CA, for the last two weeks as they work in...
What Happened To The Hurricane? This Is Civil Warfare And A Refugee Crisis
09/15/2005 // By Marko GeorgievI went to shoot a storm, found myself in civil warfare, and ended up in a refugee crisis.What happened to the storm? I kept asking myself this a few days into the assignment, which was given to me by the national desk at The New...
2006 NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant Goes "Digital" With Entry Rule Changes
09/11/2005 // LOUISVILLE, KY  – “The NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for 2006 still has the theme ‘The Changing Face of America,’ but now we have new rules for entering the contest,” grant administrator Bill Luster announced today.“All photographs entered...
Photojournalists Covering Katrina Fall Victim To Growing Violence, Chaos
09/08/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow, News Photographer magazineAUSTIN, TX – As photojournalists continue to document the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina’s violent assault on the Gulf Coast, today they also found themselves documenting new violence and death among...
Fund Established To Help Bob Brandon
09/08/2005 // While television photojournalist Bob Brandon underwent surgery in a Denver, CO, hospital yesterday to improve his ability to breathe, friends and coworkers established a fund to help his family with any costs they accumulate during his extended...
Many New Orleans TV Photojournalists Fear Losing Their Jobs Because Of Hurricane Katrina
09/07/2005 // As if the hardship of enduring HurricaneKatrina and then covering the almost-unbelievable devastation in the storm's aftermath wasn't enough, many television photojournalists in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast are learning that shortly they...
Missing Times-Picayune Hurricane Reporter Found
09/06/2005 // Missing reporter Leslie Williams has been heard from, his editor at The Times-Picayune reported to The New York Observer last night.The Observer quotes editor Jim Amoss as saying, "This is the best news I've heard in days. He was covering the story...

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