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SDX Foundation Funds National Police, Journalist Training
10/01/2013 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 1, 2013) – The Sigma Delta Chi Foundation (SDX) is providing a $12,500 grant that will enable the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to collaborate with the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) on a...
NPPA Hosts Free Speech Week Panel Discussion
09/25/2013 // DURHAM, NC (September 25, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association sponsored by the The Photo Committee of the National Press Club in support of Free Speech Week proudly presents The Right to Photograph & Record in Public.An expert...
Cambodian Press Groups Condemns Attacks On Journalists
09/23/2013 // PHNOM PENH (September 23, 2013) – The Overseas Press Club of Cambodia (OPCC) strongly condemns the attacks on Cambodian and foreign journalists covering the aftermath of Cambodia’s disputed election.On Sunday night, reporters and photographers...
NPPA Participating In New Survey Of Media Credentialing Practices
09/13/2013 // DURHAM, NC (September 13, 2013) – The National Press Photographers Association is a participating partner in a new survey of media credentialing practices.NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher said that the organization is pleased to join with...
California Anti-Paparazzi Law Threatens First Amendment Rights
08/19/2013 // DURHAM, NC (August 19, 2013) – Earlier this summer the California legislature proposed a new “anti-paparazzi” bill, which NPPA opposes. More recently, Actresses Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner testified before the California State Assembly, voicing...
Learn Legal Insights Into Photographers' Rights
07/23/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 23, 2013) – Photographers need to know their rights when they are confronted by police or private security while photographing news, or a documentary, or while on a commercial assignment.So to help educate our profession, NPPA's...
NPPA Objects To Detroit Photographer's Arrest
07/17/2013 // DURHAM, NC (July 17, 2103) – NPPA's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher has sent a letter to Detroit police chief James Craig expressing the organization's objections and concerns after the arrest of Detroit Free Press photojournalist Mandi...
Senate To Consider Bill Favoring Cameras In Supreme Court
06/21/2013 // By Wills Citty WASHINGTON, DC (June 21, 2013) – Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IO) introduced legislation Thursday that would require the Supreme Court to televise proceedings, just days before the high court is expected to hand...
NPPA Encourages Members To Support The Free Flow Of Information Act 2013
06/10/2013 // DURHAM, NC (June 10, 2013) The National Press Photographers Association encourages you to write to your U.S. legislators asking them to support the Free Flow of Information Act 2013. In the wake of the seizure of Associated Press phone records and...
Yunghi Kim: Protecting Our Images
06/03/2013 // By Yunghi KimDURHAM, NC (June 3, 2013) – I’m going public with this to share my experience in pursuing unauthorized use of my images. I believe my experience can be helpful to my fellow photographers. A few months ago, I happened to do a Reverse...

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