NPPA's president Mike Borland today in a letter to Yahoo! chief executive officer Marissa Mayer expressed the organization's disapproval of her recent comments that questioned the need for professional photographers.
There has been so much going on it is hard to know where to start. The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has been involved in many issues. Most recently the NPPA sent a letter to the publicist for Beyoncé on behalf of 19 media organizations
On behalf of 19 media organizations the National Press Photographers Association has objected to Beyoncé's 2013 World Tour Guidelines for photography and television. NPPA voiced its concerns in a letter from NPPA's general counsel to the Schure Media Group.
In the wake of opposition from the National Press Photographers Association and other groups, the California Assembly Judiciary Committee has made both AB-1256 and AB-1356 “2-year bills.”
The National Press Photographers Association has joined with 15 other plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Google, NPPA's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher said today.
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, NPPA members testified in front of a Texas House Committee against a bill that would make photography with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) subject to criminal and civil penalties.
NPPA recently worked with the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security (NMDHS) to revise policies regarding photography in its online Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR).
The U.S. Department of Justice has just filed a Statement of Interest in the federal civil rights lawsuit brought by photojournalist Mannie Garcia against Montgomery County, MD, police and prosecutors in the aftermath of his June 2011 unlawful arrest, which included the unlawful seizure of his camera and images.
The National Press Photographer’s Association will be participating in "Sunshine Week" from March 10-16, 2013, along with a number of other media organizations.
On behalf of a coalition of organizations, NPPA's lawyer today voiced strong opposition to Hawaiian state Sen. Kalani English's proposed bill, the "Steven Tyler Act," which would pave the way for celebrities to lodge civil suits against paparazzi.