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In The Public Eye: Police, Cameras And The Constitution
06/19/2015 // ATHENS, GA (June 19, 2015) – The general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, Mickey H. Osterreicher, recently participated in a panel discussion at the Newseum on the topics of police, cameras, and the Constitution. A full...
Advice For Covering High Conflict News Stories
04/28/2015 // ATHENS, GA (April 28, 2015) – Due to the circumstances in Baltimore, MD, the National Press Photographers Association's Advocacy Committee has posted some practical guidelines for photojournalists who are covering high conflict news stories.The...
Practical Advice About Covering High Conflict News Stories
04/28/2015 // In wake of the events taking place in Baltimore, MD NPPA General Counsel, Mickey Osterreicher, has put together a document with advice on how to cover high conflict news stories.Issues covered:LegalLocal OrdinancesFederal TrespassResources Important...
SPJ Honors Osterreicher, Dalglish For Exceptional Service To Journalism
04/22/2015 // INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 24, 2015) – The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to honor Mickey H. Osterreicher and Lucy Dalglish as Fellows of the Society. It is the highest honor given by the Society and is awarded for extraordinary...
NPPA Launches Survey On Rulemaking, Drones, And Newsgathering
03/19/2015 // ATHENS, GA (March 19, 2015) The National Press Photographers Association has announced the launch of a survey of news gatherers concerning the FAA Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) Regarding Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft...
Survey of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding the Use of sUAS (Drones) as it Pertains to Newsgathering
03/18/2015 // NEW YORK, NY (March 18, 2015) The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announces the launch of a survey of news gatherers concerning the FAA Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) Regarding Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned...
Media Coalition Asks Supreme Court For A-V Coverage Of Same Sex Arguments
01/28/2015 // ATHENS, GA (January 28, 2015) – NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher was part of a coalition that authored a letter to United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts today requesting audio-visual coverage of arguments in same-sex...
NPPA's Lawyer Testifies For Open Electronic Court Coverage
12/02/2014 // WASHINGTON, DC (December 2, 2014) – Mickey H. Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association, is scheduled to testify Wednesday before the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts,...
Important Legal Info For Those Covering Ferguson, MO
11/23/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 23, 2014) – NPPA general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher is asking all visual journalists and photographers who may be covering events in Ferguson, MO, in the coming days to print out these federal court orders (linked below) and...
Court Orders Ferguson Police To Not Interfere With Photographing Or Recording In Public
11/21/2014 // DURHAM, NC (November 21, 2014) – Today a federal judge for the Eastern District of Missouri granted three orders agreed and consented to by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the County of St. Louis Missouri, and the City of Ferguson [Links are to...

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