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Announcing the 2014 Countdown to the Northern Short Course Instagram Contest
02/26/2014 // Beginning March 7, 2014 enter the 2014 NSC Instagram Contest for a chance to win a three-day pass to the 2015 NSC in Fairfax, VA. To enter, all you have to do is:1) Follow ‘northernshortcourse’ on Instagram and make sure your account is not set to...
White House Does It Again: Photographers Shut Out Of Dalai Lama Meeting
02/21/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (February 21, 2014) - Despite repeated and sometimes heated objections, despite meetings where the White House Press Secretary promised to make positive changes, and despite pressure from a media coalition who...
Televise Supreme Court: NPPA Joins Coalition For Court Transparency
02/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 18, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined the Coalition for Court Transparency, NPPA president Mark J. Dolan announced today.Citing long lines outside the U.S. Supreme Court and the millions of...
Photo Journal: MaryAnne Golon & The Washington Post
02/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 17, 2014) – When MaryAnne Golon took the helm last year as assistant managing editor and director of photography at The Washington Post, she says it was "like finding an old favorite pair of boots in the back of the closet." ...
Digitally Altered Images Disqualified From World Press Finalists
02/14/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (February 14, 2014) – For those who are concerned with ethics in photojournalism, the announcement this morning of this year's World Press Photo winners was much anticipated in light of last year's controversy over...
Apply Now For NPPF–NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships
02/13/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 13, 2014) – The Board of Directors of the National Press Photographers Foundation has announced five scholarships called the NPPF–NPPA Career Expansion Scholarships. Each winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to support his...
NSC Faculty member Barbara Davidson named POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year
02/12/2014 // COLUMBIA, MO (February 11, 2014) – Barbara Davidson, a staff photojournalist for the Los Angeles Times, achieved premier honors as the 2013 Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the 71st annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition....
Barbara Davidson Named POYi Newspaper Photographer of The Year
02/11/2014 // COLUMBIA, MO (February 11, 2014) – Barbara Davidson, a staff photojournalist for the Los Angeles Times, achieved premier honors as the 2013 Newspaper Photographer of the Year in the 71st annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) competition....
WHNPA Eyes Of History Contest Winners Announced
02/11/2014 // WASHINGTON, DC (February 11, 2014) – After a weekend of judging, the White House News Photographers Association has announced their top contest winners: Stills DivisionWHNPA 2014 Photographer of the Year: Astrid...
Call For Well Wishes: Mentor & Teacher Ken Cooke Seriously Ill
02/07/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowDURHAM, NC (February 7, 2014) – The friends of photojournalist and mentor Ken Cooke are asking for those who know and admire him to act quickly to send notes of support, fond memories, and good wishes to the former NPPA president...

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