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2006 NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant Goes "Digital" With Entry Rule Changes
09/11/2005 // LOUISVILLE, KY  – “The NPPA-Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for 2006 still has the theme ‘The Changing Face of America,’ but now we have new rules for entering the contest,” grant administrator Bill Luster announced today.“All photographs entered...
Photojournalists Covering Katrina Fall Victim To Growing Violence, Chaos
09/08/2005 // By Donald R. Winslow, News Photographer magazineAUSTIN, TX – As photojournalists continue to document the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina’s violent assault on the Gulf Coast, today they also found themselves documenting new violence and death among...
Fund Established To Help Bob Brandon
09/08/2005 // While television photojournalist Bob Brandon underwent surgery in a Denver, CO, hospital yesterday to improve his ability to breathe, friends and coworkers established a fund to help his family with any costs they accumulate during his extended...
Many New Orleans TV Photojournalists Fear Losing Their Jobs Because Of Hurricane Katrina
09/07/2005 // As if the hardship of enduring HurricaneKatrina and then covering the almost-unbelievable devastation in the storm's aftermath wasn't enough, many television photojournalists in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast are learning that shortly they...
Missing Times-Picayune Hurricane Reporter Found
09/06/2005 // Missing reporter Leslie Williams has been heard from, his editor at The Times-Picayune reported to The New York Observer last night.The Observer quotes editor Jim Amoss as saying, "This is the best news I've heard in days. He was covering the story...
Gardi, Lewis, And Weidenhoefer Each Win $20K Getty Images Editorial Photography Grants
09/01/2005 // Getty Images today announced from Visa Pour L’ Image in Perpignan, France, the three new winners of its 2005 Grants for Editorial Photography. They are Balazs Gardi of Budapest, for an examination of the European Gypsy; New Jersey resident Scott...
NPPA Calls For Release Of Journalists Held In Iraq Without Charges, Details In Shooting Death Of Soundman
08/31/2005 // DURHAM, NC – The National Press Photographers Association joins with the Committee To Protect Journalists, the Reuters News Agency and other media and press freedom organizations in urging the United States military to explain immediately why it is...
2005 Women In Photojournalism Conference Inspired, Rekindled Careers, With Speakers And Workshops
08/27/2005 // The 2005 NPPA Women In Photojournalism Conference opened Friday in Phoenix, AZ, and ran through Sunday August 28 and featured a dynamic line-up of workshops and speakers that inspired photojournalists and rekindled a passion and committment to the...
NPPA Releases Memo On Photographers' Rights To Take Pictures In Public Places
08/27/2005 // PHOENIX, AZ  – It’s been almost four years since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and in that time photojournalists have faced an increasing wave of harassment and obstacles – often in the name of national...
NPPA And Western Kentucky University Receive Knight Foundation Grant To Turn Photojournalism Contest Into Educational Opportunity
08/25/2005 // DURHAM, NC – Supported by a $100,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the National Press Photographers Association and Western Kentucky University have joined together to create an online educational program based on NPPA’s ...

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