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NPPA Business Practices Committee Announces "Best Practices" Recommendations
02/01/2005 // DURHAM, NC  – The NPPA Business Practices Committee, after months of deliberations and reviews by industry leaders in photojournalism, today released "Best Practices for the Business of Independent Photojournalism."The document comprises two lists...
Call For Entries For The UNFPA's "Family Of Woman" Photography Exhibit
01/29/2005 // CHEVY CHASE, MD  – Sue Wood, creative director for Wood Communications, has announced a Call For Entries for the photography exhibit "Family of Woman," a project of the U.S. Committee for the Untied Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The exhibit is...
Photojournalist Arrested At Crime Scene; Two Police Officers Shot, Suspect Shoots Himself
01/15/2005 // (Story update: The Tribune reported on January 18 that managing editor Jim Robertson and photojournalist Don Shrubshell met with the Boone County prosecuting attorney, Kevin Crane, and the arresting officer and the officer’s sergeant. Crane said he...
Special Reid Blackburn Internship, Scholarship Marks 25th Anniversary Of Mount St. Helen's Photographer
01/15/2005 // VANCOUVER, WA  – The Columbian newspaper of Vancouver, WA, is offering a special summer 2005 photography internship in memory of the 25th anniversary of the death of staff photographer Reid Blackburn.Blackburn, 27, a staff photographer at The...
Photojournalist Arrested At Crime Scene; Two Police Officers Shot, Suspect Shoots Himself
01/12/2005 // (Story update: The Tribune reported on January 18 that managing editor Jim Robertson and photojournalist Don Shrubshell met with the Boone County prosecuting attorney, Kevin Crane, and the arresting officer and the officer’s sergeant. Crane said he...
Photojournalist Gabriel Tait Arrested At Accident Scene
01/07/2005 // On New Year’s Day, St. Louis Post-Dispatch photojournalist Gabriel Tait parked about a quarter of a mile away from a traffic accident on Interstate 70 and got out of his car to walk to the scene to take pictures near Berkeley, MO, a northwest suburb...
Veteran Employees Surprised By Rapid Firings When Paxton Buys Herald-Sun
01/05/2005 // When the sale of the 50,000 circulation Herald-Sun in Durham, NC, went through on Monday morning and the new owners, the Paxton Media Group LLC of Paduch, KY, took over as the deal closed, the newspaper’s four top managers were fired within minutes...
Susan Sontag, 71, Author Of On Photography, Dies In New York
12/28/2004 // Susan Sontag, the social critic, human rights activist, and author whose theories and writing influenced the way many perceive the role of photography and modern photojournalism, died of leukemia today in her hometown, New York City. She was 71....
New Captioning Plug-In For Best Of Photojournalism Contest Entries Now Available To Download
12/23/2004 // DURHAM, NC -- The new software plug-in to use for captioning and preparing still photographic entries for the Best Of Photojournalism 2005 contest is now available for downloading from the NPPA Web site. Please click here to read the plug-in...
Virginia Photojournalist Survives Suicide Bomb Attack In Mosul
12/22/2004 //  Photojournalist Dean A. Hoffmeyer of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and reporter Jeremy Redmon survived an explosion in a military chow-hall tent at Forward Operating Base Marez, in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, on Tuesday, December 21st. The...

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