News Archive

In the Hands of a Pro, Cell Phones Can be a Good Choice
11/04/2016 // by Katelyn UmholtzSmart phone cameras are improving with every new model and visual journalists are increasingly using them when on the job. Like Shawn Hubbard, a freelance photographer from Baltimore, who took on the challenge of photographing the...
Atlanta Seminar Featuring Pultizer-Winning Speakers, Student Discounts
11/02/2016 // By Tom BurtonThe Atlanta Seminar is the longest continuously running photojournalism conference in the country. Since 1973, the group of photojournalists that run the seminar have built a close-knit community around the program.“Our staff is all...
Online Copyright Cases Increasing
11/01/2016 // By Tom BurtonDigital technology is making it easier to identify photo misuse and photographers are learning more about their rights. As copyright infringement cases are increasing, some are seeing settlements.In a story by the Los Angeles Business...
NPPA Launches New Equipment Insurance Program
10/28/2016 // As news organizations continue to downsize and newspaper and magazine and television station staff jobs become fewer and farther between, NPPA’s membership continues to evolve as more and more of us become independent entrepreneurs.With this new...
Choosing Software, A Personal Choice
10/23/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzPicking software for photo and video editing can be a lot like picking camera equipment. Everyone has a different preference, and each software has something a little different from the rest, making it difficult to decide which is...
Charges Dismissed Against Journalist Who Recorded Video Outside of a Courtroom
10/22/2016 // By Tom BurtonCharges against a journalist who was detained and arrested while recording video with his cell phone outside a New York City courtroom have been dismissed, following motions made by the National Press Photographers Association.Daryl...
NPPA's New England Driving Short Course Kicks Off Tonight, Walk-ins Welcome
10/20/2016 // For so many reasons, it's good to feel you belong, especially when the world seems upside-down. You belong to the NPPA for a reason and it isn't that often we get the chance to spend time together and learn from one another. Whether you work in...
Current Privacy Laws Can Cover Drone Issues, News Media Recommends
10/16/2016 // By Tom BurtonExisting laws will protect both the right to privacy and the First Amendment even with drones in the air, according to an argument presented to the Federal Trade Commission by media industry organizations.The News Media Coalition has...
Workshops Provide Hands-On Experience For Students
10/15/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzThe 40-year tradition of the Mountain Workshops will continue this week as Western Kentucky University visual journalism students spread out to document Paducah, Kentucky.“It is not intended to be a ‘how a camera works’ workshop,”...
Rich Clarkson to receive Missouri Honor Medal
10/14/2016 // COLUMBIA, MO (October 14, 2016) – Former National Press Photographers Association president Rich Clarkson is among three distinguished journalists and three organizations who will receive the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in...

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