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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...
Shoot4Mintues: NPPA, Shoot4Change Event Coming To New York City
02/04/2014 // ROME, ITALY (February 4, 2014) - Shoot4Change and News Photographer magazine, along with the National Press Photographers Association, today announced a new Shoot4Minutes photography event that will be held in New York City on February 25, 2014. "We...
NPPA SURVEY: Use Of Remotely Controlled Aircraft & Drones In Newsgathering
02/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 3, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association and the law firm of Holland & Knight are launching a new study on the use of remotely controlled aircraft or drones in newsgathering. Everyone with an interest in the...
NPPA Board Meeting Set For March 5, 2014
02/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 3, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association’s Board of Directors will meet by conference call on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. EST to further discuss and ratify initiatives made during the previous board...
Photo Journal: Karen Kuehn's Burn Notice
02/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 3, 2014) – Karen Kuehn left behind a thriving editorial career in New York City in 2001 to raise her son in rural New Mexico. In the next installment of NPPA's Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton speaks with...
NPPA 2014 Tuition Grants For Pro Still Photographers
01/31/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 31, 2014) – NPPA is offering tuition grants to professional still photographers for its 2014 line-up of educational programming, the organization's executive director Chip Deale announced today. And NPPA is also going to be able...
Some Thoughts On Photojournalism Ethics Today

01/27/2014 // By NPPA Ethics Committee members John Long, Steve Raymer, Peter Southwick and Sean ElliotDURHAM, NC (January 27, 2014) – There was an interesting confluence of ethics oriented events this week: the Associated Press dismissed a freelancer for...
Mark Dolan Elected NPPA President, Board Passes $1.47M Budget
01/20/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 20, 2014) – Mark Dolan was elected president of the National Press Photographers Association this weekend during the organization's board of directors meeting at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the...
Ken Hackman, Mickey H. Osterreicher Honored With NPPA’s Sprague Award
01/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 17, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association’s most prestigious honor, the Joseph A. Sprague Memorial Award, will be presented this year to two individuals who have been fervent advocates of photojournalism and...
Photo Journal: Marco Grob, From Rejection To Redemption
01/13/2014 // DURHAM, NC (January 13, 2014) – In the next installment of NPPA's Photo Journal, veteran photography editor Jim Colton interviews Marco Grob. After a twenty year career as a still life photographer, Grob switched to photographing people and he's...

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