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Kentucky Case Raises Need For Press Shield Law
08/20/2005 // By Mickey H. Osterreicher, Esq.EAST AMHERST, NY – A recent incident in Kentucky involving a television station, a defendant in a shooting, and a District Court Judge illustrates the need for a standardized press shield law. Reports from the local...
Editor & Publisher's 2005 Newspaper Photos Of The Year Contest Deadline Announced
08/14/2005 // The deadline for entering Editor & Publisher's 2005 Newspaper Photos of the Year contest is September 16, 2005. Photojournalists can submit images that have been published in a newspaper or on a newspaper's Web site since September 1, 2004.Last...
Agency VII Announces New York City Seminar In October
08/01/2005 // NEW YORK, NY - The photojournalists of the Agency VII will put on another seminar this year on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 2005, at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City, VII's managing director Frank Evers announced....
Online Statement In Support Of Judith Miller
08/01/2005 // The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press urges journalists to sign an online statement in support of Judith Miller, the New York Times reporter who has been jailed for refusing to disclose sources. Miller was jailed for refusing to comply...
Tony Berardi, 99, Famed Chicago Photojournalist
07/15/2005 // Retired photojournalist Tony Berardi, 99, who as a young man was one of the first photographers on the scene to document the infamous 1929 St. Valentine's Day gangland murders, died July 13 in an assisted-living facility in Kankakee, IL, according...
Virginia Photojournalists Save Two From Flooding
07/08/2005 // RICHMOND, VA – NPPA member and television photojournalist Dwight Nixon of WWBT-TV NBC-12 in Richmond, VA, is being credited with leading the rescue of two women from a car that was trapped in rising flood waters near Petersburg, VA, where flash...
Seattle Photojournalist Jimi Lott, 52, Found Dead
07/07/2005 // SEATTLE, WA – James G. "Jimi" Lott, 52, a well-known award-winning photojournalist and former staff photographer for The Seattle Times from 1984 through 2004, has been found dead at a motel in Wenatchee, WA. Seattle Times managing editor David ...
Chistopher Cloppas, WOAI-TV Photojournalist, One Of Two Killed In New York Crash
07/07/2005 // Photojournalist Christopher Daniel Cloppas, 25, of WOAI-TV 4 in San Antonio, TX, was killed in an automobile accident in rural Hancock, NY, in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 5, according to friends and coworkers. News reports say another...
NLGJA Photojournalism Contest Deadline June 30
07/06/2005 // The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) has announced their Excellence in Journalism Awards to recognize outstanding coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in print in news, feature, opinion, editorial,...
Michele McNally Promoted To Assistant Managing Editor For Photography, The New York Times; Masthead Title
07/05/2005 // NEW YORK, NY – Bill Keller, the executive editor of The New York Times, has announced two new assistant managing editors at the newspaper, including the promotion of director of photography MicheleMcNally to A.M.E. and her inclusion in the newspaper...

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