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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...
Jon Lowenstein Wins 2014 Lange-Taylor Prize
09/04/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 4, 2014) – The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twenty-second Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American photographer, filmmaker, and writer Jon Lowenstein for “South Side,” his testimony to...
Apply Now For A Fulbright-National Geographic Fellowship
09/04/2014 // NEW YORK, NY (September 4, 2014) – The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an...
Mary F. Calvert Wins $25K Alexia Foundation Grant
09/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 3, 2014) – American freelance photojournalist Mary F. Calvert has been named the recipient of the Alexia Foundation's 2014 Women's Initiative Grant. Calvert is a member of the National Press Photographers Association.The Alexia...
"A Photo A Day" Becomes Non-Profit Charity Group
09/02/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 2, 2014) – "A Photo A Day," the popular photography blog started in 2001 by NPPA board member Melissa Lyttle, has become a 501(c)3 non-profit charity, she announced today."All of the money from this year’s print auction will go...
Steven Sotloff, Second American Journalist Executed By ISIS
09/02/2014 // DURHAM, NC (September 2, 2014) – In the second instance of The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) beheading an American journalist on camera, today a video tape was released purporting to show the execution of Steven Sotloff, 31.Sotloff was a...

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