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

ATHENS, GA (November 16, 2016) - The National Press Photographers Association is part of a group of 18 media associations that joined together to release an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking that new administration honors a full press pool, adherence to Freedom of Information Act requests and for the White House staff to speak on the record for the goal of transparency.

Here is the full text of the letter:

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

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

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 Capitol Hill. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries's (D-NY) introduction of a bill establishing a small claims bill, and the forthcoming introduction by Rep.

NPPA Statement On Trump, Washington Post

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.

NTIA Multistakeholder Group Agrees to Best Practices Addressing Privacy Issues Regarding use of UAS

Contact: Mickey H. Osterreicher, General Counsel, [email protected]

Cronkite New Voices Act Silenced For The Year

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

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

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

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 Fed. Reg. 10,672 (March 1, 2016) (Dkt. No. 2016-2).

Enact Commonsense Drone Rules

 

By Mickey Osterreicher