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Mid Sweden University Calls For 2014 Photojournalism Masters Students
11/01/2013 //  SUNDSVALL, Sweden – The International Masters of Arts in Photojournalism program at Mid Sweden University (Mittuniversitetet) in Sundsvall has issued a Call For Applications for students who would like to begin their studies in the Fall of 2014.The...
NPPA Elections Open For 2014 Board And Regional Seats
11/01/2013 // DURHAM, NC (November 1, 2013) – The election for two seats on the National Press Photographers Association's board of directors and Chair seats in odd numbered Regions is now open, and voting will remain open for NPPA members through November 30,...
News Photographer Magazine, NPPA, Represented By The Townsend Group
10/31/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 31, 2013) – Beginning immediately, News Photographer magazine and the National Press Photographers Association are once again represented by The Townsend Group of Bethesda, MD, for print advertising and Web site advertising sales...
Announcing The 2014 Alexia Foundation Grant Call for Entries
10/30/2013 // SYRACUSE, NY (October 30, 2013) – The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce that it will begin accepting applications for its 2014 Professional and Student Grants starting November 15, 2013. The deadline for submissions for the Professional Grant...
Five Myths About The Federal Shield Law
10/30/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 30, 2013) – NPPA has been a supporter of the Free Flow of Information Act, sometimes referred to as the Federal Shield Law. It was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last month on a bipartisan, 13-5 vote. If passed by...
NPPA Lawyer Gives PhotoWeekDC Legal Workshop On November 2
10/28/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 28, 2013) – Photographers are being caught in the middle of a perfect storm of technology, terrorist fears, and a World Wide Web mentality of entitlement to images. At the leading edge of this storm are the rising number of...
"Misappropriation" Art, Or Transformative Fair Use? It's Complicated
10/26/2013 // In the ongoing copyright infringement case by photographer Patrick Cariou against “appropriation artist” Richard Prince, both sides have filed briefs respectively supporting and opposing the August 21, 2013 petition for a writ of certiorari filed by...
Photo Journal: Preston Gannaway's Leap Of Faith
10/21/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 21, 2013) – In this latest installment of Jim Colton's NPPA Photo Journal, he talks with photojournalist Preston Gannaway about her Kickstarter funded book "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," her early photographic...
NPPA Announces Seven 2013 Short Grant Winners
10/11/2013 //  DURHAM, NC (October 14, 2013) – Seven talented photojournalists will be receiving $3,000 each to work on photography projects as winners of the 2013 NPPA Short Grants Competition. The winners are Matt Black, Diane Weiss, April Saul, Cengiz Yar Jr...
NPPA Short Grants Judges' Comments
10/11/2013 // DURHAM, NC (October 14, 2013) – The NPPA Short Grant judges this year were Melissa Lyttle, Torsten Kjellstrand, and Sung Park. Here are the judges' comments following the competition:In a year when a lot of the stories were focused on disaster porn...

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