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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...
Services Thursday For Michael Robert Gehrz, 33
10/13/2014 // FOREST LAKE, MN (October 13, 2014) – Michael Robert Gehrz, 33, the son of Minneapolis Star Tribune photojournalist Jim Gehrz, died suddenly Friday, October 10, 2014. Gehrz had served two tours of duty in Iraq as a U.S. Navy medical corpsman...
The Right To Photograph And Record In Public
10/09/2014 // DURHAM, NC (October 9, 2014) – You are cordially invited to attend this free panel discussion, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association and the SDX Foundation of the Society of Professional Journalists.Hosted by the Dallas Police...
Atlanta Seminar Launches David "Mullet" Martin Scholarship
10/01/2014 // ATLANTA, GA (October 1, 2014) – The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar today announced a $1,000 grant to be named after longtime Associated Press photographer David “Mullet” Martin, who passed away suddenly on January 1, 2014, while on assignment in...
NPPF Launches The Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship
09/28/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 29, 2014) – The Board of Directors of the National Press Photographers Foundation today is pleased to announce the creation of a new annual scholarship, The Rich Clarkson Founders Scholarship."The Foundation is so honored that...
Forest Service Tries To Require Expensive Photo Permits, Ditch First Amendment
09/24/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 24, 2014) – The U.S. Forest Service has once again raised the hackles of journalists and those who abide by the Constitution's First Amendment by tightening restrictions on journalists and requiring permission and a paid permit...
Do Just One Thing for NPPA
09/24/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 24, 2014) – To be a more powerful "voice" for the world's visual journalists, NPPA needs to grow its membership. In order to do so, all NPPA members are being asked to "Do Just One Thing" - sponsor one person for membership.In...
NPPA Launches 'How do you Visualize Your Constitutional Right to Freedom of Speech?' Contest
09/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 17, 2014) - The National Press Photographers Association has launched a freedom of speech photography contest for NPPA members. The "How do you Visualize Your Constitutional Right to Freedom of Speech?" Contest is in...

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