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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

NPPA Joins Media Groups in Open Letter to President-Elect Trump

Nov 16, 2016 Advocacy

ATHENS, GA (November 16, 2016) - The National Press Photographers Association is part of a group of 18 media associations that joined together to release

Banned Items at 2016 Political Conventions Hinder Journalists’ Jobs and Safety

Jul 17, 2016 Advocacy
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 express our concerns for the safety of citizens and journalists exercising their First Amendment rights as well as the ability to observe and report on matters of public concern during expected protests in Cleveland, Philadelphia and other cities around the country.

NPPA is Part of Coalition of Visual Artists Welcoming Legislation Establishing a Small Copyright Claims Board

Jul 14, 2016 Advocacy

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 garnerin

NPPA Statement On Trump, Washington Post

Jun 14, 2016 Advocacy
The National Press Photographers Association stands with the Washington Post and numerous other news outlets that the Trump campaign has summarily banned from its events.

Cronkite New Voices Act Silenced For The Year

May 14, 2016 Advocacy
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 came to an end.

Cronkite New Voices Act Silenced For The Year

May 14, 2016 Advocacy
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 came to an end.

NPPA Supports The Cronkite New Voices Act

May 12, 2016 Advocacy
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.

Submit Copyright Office Comments

Mar 30, 2016 Advocacy

ATHENS, GA (March 30, 2016) – The National Press Photographers Association has been asked to submit comments to the U.S.

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