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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...
Photo Journal: Brad Smith's Return Engagement At Sports Illustrated
11/25/2013 // DURHAM, NC (November 25, 2013) – In the latest installment of veteran picture editor Jim Colton's NPPA Photo Journal he talks with the new director of photography at Sports Illustrated, Brad Smith. Colton follows Smith's career path through the...
Sun-Times May Re-Hire Four Photographers; Others Get $2K Payment
11/25/2013 // By Donald R. WinslowCHICAGO, IL (November 25, 2013) – A tentative contract settlement between Sun-Times Media and the union representing newsroom employees could lead to the rehiring of four of the 28 photographers who were laid off in May, and a...
Daniel Morel Awarded $1.22M In AFP, Getty Copyright Case
11/22/2013 // NEW YORK, NY (November 22, 2013) – Haitian photographer Daniel Morel has been awarded $1.22 million in damages after a seven-member jury in a New York Federal Court reached a unanimous verdict against Agence France-Press and Getty Images today for "...
NPPA, National Media Coalition Protest Restricted White House Access
11/21/2013 // WASHINGTON, DC (November 21, 2013) – The apparently ever-increasing lack of access to President Barack Obama by independent journalists and news organizations who cover the White House has been evolving into a wave of deep discontent over the past...
Open Up The Oval
11/21/2013 // DURHAM, NC (November 21, 2013) – If the NSA happens to have been listening to photojournalists’ cell phones recently, which isn’t all that far fetched given the news of late, they could have picked up on a lot of chatter about how we haven’t had any...
Boston Police Backlash Against Recorded Phone Call To Face Test
11/13/2013 // DURHAM, NC (November 13, 2013) – Last August a Boston police officer aggressively confronted a man who was recording law enforcement on a public street. Tomorrow, a judge will decide whether to continue the case against a journalism student charged...
Canadian Photographers Now Own Their Own Copyright
11/11/2013 // DURHAM, NC (November 11, 2013) – A major copyright reform bill that passed into a law a year ago and took effect today in Canada assures Canadian photographers that they officially own the copyright to all of their photographs, regardless of whether...

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