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Larry Nighswander, 67
11/28/2014 // UPDATED Tuesday December 2 to include memorial service plans.ORLANDO, FL (November 28, 2014) – Larry Nighswander, a former Ohio University School of Visual Communication professor and director of OU's VisCom program as well as a...
Important Legal Info For Those Covering Ferguson, MO
11/23/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 23, 2014) – NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher is asking all visual journalists and photographers who may be covering events in Ferguson, MO, in the coming days to print out these federal court orders (linked below) and...
Court Orders Ferguson Police To Not Interfere With Photographing Or Recording In Public
11/21/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 21, 2014) – Today a federal judge for the Eastern District of Missouri granted three orders agreed and consented to by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the County of St. Louis Missouri, and the City of Ferguson [Links are to...
Photo Staff Cuts Continue At Thomson Reuters
11/20/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowTORONTO (November 20, 2014) – More members of the photography staff at Thomson Reuters have been shown the door this week as the picture service continues a downsizing that first gained public attention last...
Larry Hatteberg Leaving KAKE-TV After 51 Years
11/10/2014 // WICHITA, KS (November 10, 2014) - Legendary television storyteller, photojournalist, and NPPA Life Member Larry Hatteberg has announced that he's leaving KAKE-TV after 51 years there as a visual storyteller and news anchor."Now this is one of those...
NPPA Member Justin Cook Reaches Agreement With UNC
11/05/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 5, 2014) – Photographer Justin Cook released a statement today saying that he has reached an agreement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill regarding their unauthorized use of one of his images on a UNC Facebook...
NPPA Elections: Vote Now For Two Board Seats, Five Regional Chairs
11/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 1, 2014) – The election for two seats on the National Press Photographers Association's Board of Directors, as well as Chair seats in even-numbered Regions, is now open and voting runs through November 30, 2014. The top two...
Tom Kennedy Named ASMP Executive Director
10/21/2014 // PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 21, 2014) – Thomas Russell Kennedy has been named as the new executive director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP).Kennedy will assume the role beginning January 1, 2015, replacing the current executive...
INSIDE TRACKS: The National Geographic Assignment Of A Lifetime
10/16/2014 // A Smartphone enabled coffee table book by Rick Smolan By Dirck HalsteadOCTOBER 16, 2014 – It is a truism of war that it is always better to be a lucky general than a smart one.The same holds true for...
Syracuse Disinvites WashPost Pulitzer Photographer Due To Ebola Fears
10/16/2014 //  By Donald R. Winslow© 2014 News Photographer magazineUPDATED at 9:50 a.m. CST on Friday, October 16, with responses from Syracuse University and the University of GeorgiaSYRACUSE, NY (October 16, 2014) – Three-time...

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