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Mannie Garcia Wins Settlement in Police Lawsuit

Mar 6, 2017 Advocacy
Photojournalist Mannie Garcia has won a $45,000 settlement in a civil rights lawsuit resulting from his unlawful arrest by Montgomery County police in Maryland in 2011.

NPPA Submits Comments on Copyright Office Reform

Jan 31, 2017 Advocacy

As part of a coalition of visual artists the NPPA filed comments today in response to the House Judiciary Committee’s first policy propos

The National Press Photographers Association Announces Groundbreaking Training Initiative on Drone Journalism

Jan 30, 2017 Advocacy

The innovative program, in partnership with Google News Lab, features workshops with The Poynter Institute, The Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska and DJI.

NPPA, Cato Institute File SCOTUS Brief on Rights to Record Police Activity

Jan 5, 2017 Advocacy
A “friend of the court” brief has been filed in support of a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the rights of a photographer who was arrested while recording the activities of police officers.

Bill Introduced to Establish a Small Claims System within the Copyright Office

Dec 8, 2016 Advocacy

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA) and Lamar Smith (R-TX) for introducing H.R.

NPPA Commends Proposal for Reform of the U.S. Copyright Office

Dec 8, 2016 Advocacy

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) commends House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) on their announced proposal for reform of the U.S.

Letter Seeking Development of Encrypted Camera

Nov 18, 2016 Advocacy

The Freedom of the Press Foundation has drafted an open letter to major camera manufacturers—like Sony, Canon, and Nikon—asking them to build encryption into their camera products to protect the safety and security of journalists and filmmakers, t

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