NPPA Blog, Ethics Matters: Digital Processing

NPPA Ethics Committee chair John Long and committee members Steve Raymer and Peter Southwick join NPPA immediate past president Sean D. Elliot in an exchange of opinions regarding several contest winning photographs that have become the hot topic of discussion because of post-processing and proper journalistic captioning.

NPPA, WHNPA Protest Pelosi's Photoshopped, Faked Photo

Four lawmakers were later added to the back row of the group photograph, others were moved to show their blocked faces, and the hair was changed on one Representative.
Four lawmakers were later added to the back row of the group photograph, others were moved to show their blocked faces, and the hair was changed on one Representative.
The National Press Photographers Association has joined with the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) in a statement protesting the manipulation of an official photograph made available for distribution by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office.

Ethics: The Subway Photograph

NPPA Ethics chair John Long
NPPA Ethics chair John Long
NPPA Ethics Committee chairman John Long, for decades the voice guiding NPPA on matters of ethics and standards, weighs in on the New York subway photograph controversy with a new Blog entry on the NPPA Web site.

Major Newspapers Confess To Fake Bylines

Major newspapers in Chicago, Houston and San Francisco are among those this week that have acknowledged they published dozens of items in print or online that appeared under fake bylines.

Photojournalism Ethics: The Resurrection Of The Jackelope?

It started as a simple request to the members of the Ethics Committee (Peter Southwick and Steve Raymer) and Sean Elliot, President of NPPA.
“Guys: is it OK with you if I post this as a blog?” In my simple newspaper background, it seemed to be an open and shut case of extreme digital manipulation. What this became was a complex and exceptional examination of magazine cover ethics, proving that ethics is an evolving process and not just a hard and fast set of dogmas. jl

John Long, Ethics Chair, wrote:

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