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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...
Changes In This Year's Best Of Photojournalism Competition
01/09/2006 // By Stephen Sample & Jared HaworthDURHAM, NC – The first year of the Best Of Photojournalism contest was remarkable. In the space of a month, we created an international photojournalism contest that — unlike the other major...
NPPA Retains First Amendment Attorney
01/09/2006 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association announced today that it will be retaining an attorney to assist with its growing need to support photographers’ rights. The move will enhance the organization’s ability to fight policies that...
Best Of Photojournalism 2006 Accepting Entries
01/09/2006 // DURHAM, NC – NPPA is accepting entries in the Best Of Photojournalism 2006 contest. Online registration is active and entries are being uploaded by photojournalists from around the world. All entrants in all divisions of the contest must first...
Bay Area Photojournalist Bob McLeod, 59
01/06/2006 // Bob McLeod, 59, a staff photojournalist and picture editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, died January 3, 2006, at his home in Antioch, CA, from lung cancer – although he was never a smoker – the newspaper...
NJ Photographer Donald L. "Don" Davidson, 76
01/05/2006 // Donald L. “Don” Davidson, 76, of Denville, NJ, an NPPA Life Member, died December 16, 2005, from cancer. He joined NPPA in 1964 and had been a photojournalist for the Associated Press as well as being the owner of New Jersey...

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