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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...
"Ignite Your Passion" Workshop Inspires Great Work
09/13/2014 // By Lindsey SeavertSAINT PAUL, MN (September 13) – John Blunda said he struck while the iron was hot. The Portland photojournalist said when his station recently hired a news director, he quickly lobbied his new boss to “bring Maine to a new level of...
Support National Press Photographers Foundation, Scholarships Through Amazon Smile
09/10/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 10, 2014) – In the coming year, the National Press Photographers Foundation will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Foundation President Tom Hardin has announced a campaign to raise money to increase scholarship stipends in the...
Google, Photographers Settle Litigation Over Books
09/05/2014 // NEW YORK, NY (September 5, 2014) – A group of photographers, visual artists and affiliated associations have reached a settlement with Google in a lawsuit over copyrighted material in Google Books. The parties are pleased to have reached a...

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