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NPPA Calls Newsweek's Martha Stewart Cover "A Major Ethical Breach"
03/09/2005 // DURHAM, NC  – The National Press Photographers Association, the society of professional photojournalism, today said thatNewsweek magazine’s use of an altered photograph of Martha Stewart on its cover last week was “a major ethical breach.” Stewart’s...
Marcus Bleasdale, Erika Schultz Are The 2005 Alexia Foundation Photography Grant Winners
03/08/2005 // Photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale of London, England, is the winner of the 2005 Alexia Competition for professionals, and NPPA member and photojournalism student Erika Schultz of Northern Arizona University is the student winner.Bleasdale, a...
Call For Entries: 17th Annual Gordon Parks International Photography Competition
03/01/2005 // The 2005 Gordon Parks International Photo Competition has issued a call for entries for their 17th annual competition. The entry deadline is July 13, 2005. “The competition is open to both professional and amateur photographers around the world, and...
Palm Beach Post Wins Gold Honors In 2004 Picture Editing Quarterly Clip Contest
03/01/2005 // Alex Burrows, in his last announcement of NPPA Picture Editing Quarterly Clip Contest (PEQCC) annual winners after ten years of chairing the contest, announced that The Palm Beach Post photography editing team won the top Gold honor in the 2004...
Michael Maicher, 78, NPPA Life Member
02/18/2005 // Funeral services are tomorrow in Pennsylvania for NPPA life member Michael Maicher, 78, who died Tuesday in Wyndmoor, PA. A freelancer and sports photographer who was working on assignment as recently as two weeks ago, Maicher was a sports...
First Annual Agency VII Seminar Set For April
02/15/2005 // The photographers of the Agency VII will put on the First Annual VII Seminar on April 16 and 17 2005 at the Cabot Intercultural Center Auditorium at the Fletcher School of Tufts University in Medford, MA. The first-time event is in collaboration...
UNC Multimedia Bootcamp Is A Hands-On Experience
02/15/2005 // The fourth annual Multimedia Bootcamp, a six-day intensive course in audio, video, and Flash Web development, will be held May 7-13 2005 at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC.The...
Brenda Ann Kenneally Wins The 2005 NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant
02/14/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow News Photographer magazineBrenda Ann Kenneally, a freelance photojournalist from Brooklyn, NY, is the winner of the 2005 NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant, committee chairman Bill Luster announced today. Kenneally’s...
Houston Chronicle's Kerwin Plevka, 54, Found Dead At His Home On Friday
02/12/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow News Photographer magazineHOUSTON, TX  – Kerwin Plevka, 54, the assistant director of photography for theHouston Chronicle, was found dead in his home late yesterday afternoon. The staff learned of Plevka’s death from the...
Best Of Photojournalism 2005 Still Photography Judges Named
02/11/2005 // DURHAM, NC – Harry Walker, chairperson of the Best Of Photojournalism 2005 contest committee for the National Press Photographers Association and director of the Knight Ridder/Tribune Photo Service, today announced the panel of judges for this year'...

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