News Archive

Larry Nighswander Resigns From OU
08/24/2004 // Ohio University announced yesterday that professor Larry Nighswander has resigned his position as requested by the school, but that the resignation doesn't take effect until March 31, 2005. According to OU's official statement, Nighswander remains...
150 photographers seek answers at NYPD meeting for RNC
08/15/2004 // By Todd Maisel(NEW YORK, 1 POLICE PLAZA) — Photographers will have maximum access to demonstrators and incidents in New York City during the Republican National Convention vowed Paul Browne, Deputy Commissioner for Public Information for the NYPD....
Cartier-Bresson's Impact On Photojournalism
08/15/2004 // By Claude CookmanEditor's note: Claude Cookman, an associate professor of Journalism at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, is the author of one of the essays in Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, the Image and the World: A Retrospective (Thames...
Maysville, KY, Chief Photographer Seriously Injured In Wisconsin Crash
08/14/2004 // EAU CLAIRE, WI.—Ledger Independent Chief Photographer Bob Warner was seriously injured in a single vehicle accident early Saturday morning in central Wisconsin. Warner and his wife Julia and son Jim were driving to Seattle to spend time with son...
San Francisco Bay Area Media, EMS, Police, Fire Workers To Meet
08/07/2004 // Journalists and San Francisco Bay Area police, fire, and medical first-responders will meet Thursday, August 19, in an unprecedented community event designed to bring members of the media and EMS professional together to discuss their job...
UNITY Conference & CNJO meet in DC
08/04/2004 // "UNITY is really about collaboration," said UNITY President Ernest Sotomayor as he addressed those gathered at the Council of National Journalism Organizations. Over 40 people, the biggest attendance ever for a CNJO meeting, gathered at the...
Legendary Photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson, 95, Dies in France
08/04/2004 // PARIS, France - Henri Cartier-Bresson, 95, the legendary pillar of modern photojournalism who documented half a century of history by capturing it in iconic images that he called "decisive moments," one of the founding members of Magnum Photos who...
NYC Police To Meet NYPPA, NPPA Members To Discuss Republican Convention Plans, Access
08/01/2004 // Members of the New York City Police Department will meet August 12 with representatives and members of the New York Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Association to discussion preparations and policies for the...
Reporters Committee Launches Arrest Hotline for Journalists at Democratic Convention
08/01/2004 // The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has established a 24-hour free Media Hotline for credentialed journalists who run into legal trouble while covering the Democratic National Convention in Boston next week.In cooperation with the law...
Texas Reporter who Survived Live Truck Accident Shares Story for the First Time (Video)
08/01/2004 // On June 8th, 2004 KBTX reporter Jennifer Cavazos, photojournalist Matt Moore, and two interns were assigned to cover a gas well accident in rural Robertson County Texas. After gathering video, they drove to a known live location in nearby Hearne....

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