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Cronkite New Voices Act Silenced For The Year
05/14/2016 // AUGUSTA, GA (May 14, 2016) – The Cronkite New Voices Act, which would offer protection from censorship to student journalists and advisers, was put on hold when the Missouri General Assembly failed to vote on it Friday and the legislative session...
“Best Of Show” Pulitzer Exhibit, Speakers, Opens May 14
05/12/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 12, 2016) – The “Best In Show Festival 2016” of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs will open at 12:00 noon Saturday, May 14, at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre in West Palm Beach, FL.The free event will feature several Pulitzer...
NPPA Supports The Cronkite New Voices Act
05/12/2016 // AUGUSTA, GA (May 12, 2016) – This morning the general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association expressed NPPA’s support for the Cronkite New Voices Act, which would protect student journalists and advisers from censorship.NPPA’s...
Tampa Bay Times Hires Loren Elliott
05/11/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 11, 2016) – The Tampa Bay Times has hired former photo intern and NPPA member Loren Elliott to a fulltime staff position, director of photography Boyzell Hosey has announced.Elliott was an intern for the San Francisco Chronicle. His...
Women in Visual Journalism Conference Expanded Since Last Year
05/08/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAthens, GA – This year’s two-day-long Women in Visual Journalism Conference aims to pack in more speakers, critiques and camaraderie than ever before in its previous one-day iterations.Previously called the Women in...
Preparing for a Successful Summer Internship
05/08/2016 // By Adrienne AndrewsAthens,GA – With summer break right around the corner for most college students, the pressure to find and succeed at that breakthrough summer internship is building up. Luckily, NPPA Executive Director Akili Ramsess and CNN...
Were Tampa Tribune Employees Wrongfully Fired?
05/06/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 6, 2016) - By firing more than 100 workers with no prior notice this week as part of its acquisition and closing of the 123-year-old Tampa Tribune, did the owners of the Tampa Bay Times violate federal law? And if so, could the Times...
Theater J and Newseum Host Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photojournalist in Discussion of War Journalism
05/05/2016 // WASHINGTON – May 4, 2016 - The regional premiere of the 2014 award-winning drama, The Body of An American, plays at Theater J now through May 22, 2016. The theater is partnering with the Newseum to present a conversation about the important issues...
South Region March MNCC Results Under Review
05/04/2016 // ATHENS, GA (May 4, 2016) - Results from the Monthly News Clip Contest are being reviewed after it was found that not all entries from South Region in March’s contest made it to judges.Judges returned a judging sheet with no Portrait/Illustration...
UPI, Reuters Chief Photographer Terry Bochatey, 66
04/30/2016 // By Donald R. Winslow & Jim BourgDENVER, CO (April 30, 2016) – Terry Bochatey, a globe-trotting photojournalist of wire service fame who was known for his relentless pursuit of news and creativity for getting photographs out to...

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