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NPPA Joins FAA Filings Supporting Drone Exemptions
07/17/2014 // DURHAM, NC (July 17, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has filed comments to the Federal Aviation Administration in support of petitions from a number of aerial photography and video production companies seeking exemptions from...
Journalism Groups Urge Obama To Stop Excessive Controls On Public Information
07/08/2014 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 8, 2014) – Thirty-eight journalism and open government groups (including the National Press Photographers Association) today called on President Barack Obama to stop practices in federal agencies that prevent important...
NPPA Member Wins Major Victory Against Suffolk County Police Department
06/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (June 18, 2014) –National Press Photographers Association member Philip Datz yesterday won a major settlement from the Suffolk County Police Department in a civil rights suit stemming from Datz’s arrest while filming law enforcement...
NPPA Member Wins Major Victory Against Suffolk County Police Department
06/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (June 18, 2014) –National Press Photographers Association member Philip Datz yesterday won a major settlement from the Suffolk County Police Department in a civil rights suit stemming from Datz’s arrest while filming law enforcement...
White House Does It Again: Photographers Shut Out Of Dalai Lama Meeting
02/21/2014 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (February 21, 2014) - Despite repeated and sometimes heated objections, despite meetings where the White House Press Secretary promised to make positive changes, and despite pressure from a media coalition who...
Televise Supreme Court: NPPA Joins Coalition For Court Transparency
02/18/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 18, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association has joined the Coalition for Court Transparency, NPPA president Mark J. Dolan announced today.Citing long lines outside the U.S. Supreme Court and the millions of...
NPPA SURVEY: Use Of Remotely Controlled Aircraft & Drones In Newsgathering
02/03/2014 // DURHAM, NC (February 3, 2014) – The National Press Photographers Association and the law firm of Holland & Knight are launching a new study on the use of remotely controlled aircraft or drones in newsgathering. Everyone with an interest in the...
NY Judge Throws Out Photographers' Border Search Constitutional Challenge
12/31/2013 // DURHAM, NC (December 31, 2013) – In September 2010 the National Press Photographers Association joined in an important federal lawsuit in a Constitutional challenge of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's laptop search policy at the border....
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...

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