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NPPA Weighs In On Pivotal Copyright Case
12/19/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 19, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined several other photographer and writer advocacy groups in filing legal documents urging a New York judge to find that an artist who used a photographer’s images...
Media Coalition Meets With White House Press Office Over Obama Access
12/17/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (December 17, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher, along with additional representatives from a media coalition who are protesting the lack of photographers...
White House Briefing Transcript December 12, 2013
12/12/2013 // This is the portion of the White House Briefing of Thursday December 12, 2013, where White House press secretary Jay Carney answered reporters' questions about the lack of access to President Obama by photographers: THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the...
White House Press Grills Carney On Photo Access
12/12/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (December 12, 2013) – In the wake of this morning's Opinion piece by AP's photography director Santiago Lyon, published in The New York Times, which questioned the Obama Administration's unprecedented restrictions...
Call For Entries: NPPA's 2014 Best Of Photojournalism Competitions
12/12/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 12, 2013) – Renowned as “the contests designed for photojournalists by photojournalists,” and incorporating the many facets of the visual journalism industry, NPPA's Best of Photojournalism competitions attract the most talented...
NPPA Urges China: Back Down On Threat To Journalists
12/11/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 11, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association has issued a statement urging China to back down from its threat to expel dozens of journalists.“NPPA urges China's government to allow all journalists, including the...
Photographer Confronted By Smithsonian Security Wants Answers
12/10/2013 // WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2013) – A veteran photographer says he is looking for answers after being accosted by Smithsonian security guards while recording a protest of fast food workers at the museum last week. Kristoffer Tripplaar was at the...
Bruce Moyer's Cancer Journey Ends
12/10/2013 // TAMPA BAY, FL (December 10, 2013) – Bruce Moyer, 52, the deputy director of photography for the Tampa Bay Times and an award-winning photography editor and mentor, died last night following a spirited battle with brain cancer. He is survived by his...
Photo Journal: Ben Lowy, Embracing Change
12/09/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 9, 2013) – In the next installment of NPPA's Photo Journal, by Jim Colton, photographer Ben Lowy talks about everything from drawing cadavers in a St. Louis morgue to stepping over bodies in Libya, all while innovating with...
Bethany Swain, John Harrington Elected To NPPA Board
12/03/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 3, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association today announced the winners in November's month-long election for two seats on the board of directors and half of its Regional leaders.John Harrington was elected to NPPA's...

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