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.
NPPA's general counsel Mickey H. Osterreicher will be speaking tomorrow at the RIT Journalism Conference in Rochester, NY, on the program "What's Next? Journalism's Leading Qustions."
In response to a Notice of Inquiry by the U.S. Copyright Office, NPPA has submitted comments on the issue of orphan works and mass digitalization. The comments are for use in advising Congress on how to address current issues involving copyright and orphan works.
After spending two years making the documentary Queen of Versailles, and then another year defending a lawsuit brought by the film's main subject, photojournalist and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield has scored a big legal victory in Florida federal court.