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Banned Items at 2016 Political Conventions Hinder Journalists’ Jobs and Safety
07/17/2016 // ATHENS, GA (July 17, 2016) - On the eve of the 2016 political conventions the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) joined by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), write to...
NPPA is Part of Coalition of Visual Artists Welcoming Legislation Establishing a Small Copyright Claims Board
07/14/2016 // WASHINGTON, DC  (July 14, 2016) - In the wake of its release of a white paper setting out the key components of a copyright small claims bill, a coalition of visual artist groups commends the attention that this critical issue is now garnering on...
NPPA Statement On Trump, Washington Post
06/14/2016 // ATHENS, GA (June 14, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association today released this following statement:"The National Press Photographers Association stands with the Washington Post and numerous other news outlets that the Trump campaign...
NTIA Multistakeholder Group Agrees to Best Practices Addressing Privacy Issues Regarding use of UAS
05/19/2016 // Contact: Mickey H. Osterreicher, General Counsel, [email protected], GA (May 16, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) staff and members of...
Cronkite New Voices Act Silenced For The Year
05/14/2016 // AUGUSTA, GA (May 14, 2016) – The Cronkite New Voices Act, which would offer protection from censorship to student journalists and advisers, was put on hold when the Missouri General Assembly failed to vote on it Friday and the legislative session...
Cronkite New Voices Act Silenced For The Year
05/14/2016 // AUGUSTA, GA (May 14, 2016) – The Cronkite New Voices Act, which would offer protection from censorship to student journalists and advisers, was put on hold when the Missouri General Assembly failed to vote on it Friday and the legislative session...
NPPA Supports The Cronkite New Voices Act
05/12/2016 // AUGUSTA, GA (May 12, 2016) – This morning the general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association expressed NPPA’s support for the Cronkite New Voices Act, which would protect student journalists and advisers from censorship.NPPA’s...
Submit Copyright Office Comments
03/30/2016 // ATHENS, GA (March 30, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association has been asked to submit comments to the U.S. Copyright Office regarding Technology Upgrades for a Twenty-First Century Copyright Office in Response to Notice of Inquiry, 81...
Enact Commonsense Drone Rules
03/03/2016 //  By Mickey OsterreicherAmidst all the hysterical reports that the sky is falling or it’s literally raining drones, Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis recently introduced a thoughtful Micro Drone amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Act (AIRR Act)....
NPPA and Other Visual Arts Associations Release Copyright Small Claims White Paper
03/02/2016 // Seven visual arts associations,including NPPA, release proposal to Congress for copyright small claims legislationMarch 2, 2016 – While there has been a great deal of discussion recently about the possibility of Congress creating a small claims...

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