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Chuck Scott, 91: Legendary Photography Editor, OU Professor
11/20/2015 // ATHENS, OH (November 20, 2015) – Charles Lewis (Chuck) Scott, 91, died this morning at his home in Athens surrounded by his Athens family and under the care of his personal aides, hospice care, and his family. Terry Eiler, Scott's son-in-law, said...
Members Discuss Copyright Issues with Congressional Representatives
11/19/2015 // Two NPPA members spoke on behalf of the association at a roundtable discussion on copyright-related issues with Congressional representatives in Los Angeles on November 10th. The meeting was part of a “listening tour” being conducted nationwide by...
NPPA Advocates for Members' Rights on Concert Images, Court Coverage & Use of Drones
11/19/2015 // Recent days have been particularly active on the advocacy front, with NPPA protecting members’ First Amendment rights across the country, commenting on issues like photographers’ rights to photos taken at concerts, coverage of court proceedings in...
Memorial Service For Photojournalist Rick McKay, 61
11/13/2015 // [UPDATED with memorial service plans]WASHINGTON, DC (November 13, 2015) – White House photography editor and photojournalist Rick McKay, 61, died last night at home in Vienna, VA, surrounded by his wife and children. McKay had battled non-Hodgkin's...
Carolyn Van Houten Named 70th CPOY
11/12/2015 // COLUMBIA, MO (November 12, 2015) – The 70th College Photographer of the Year is NPPA member Carolyn Van Houten of the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Van Houten’s work was also awarded a Gold in Portrait, Silver Awards in Feature and...
Thoughts on Lay Offs at National Geographic
11/12/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 12, 2015) – Last week, journalists across the country were disheartened to hear that the nation’s beloved institution, National Geographic, was laying off 9 percent of its staff.That means about 180 people of the total 2,000...
NPPA Statement On Events At The University Of Missouri
11/10/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 10, 2015) – The president, along with the general counsel, of the National Press Photographers Association today issued a statement regarding the highly-visible events that took place yesterday on the campus of the University of...
Announcing The NPPF Michel du Cille Fellowships
11/10/2015 // ATHENS, GA (November 10, 2015) – Today the Michel du Cille Fellowships to support visual journalism were announced by the National Press Photographers Foundation at the conclusion of their annual board of directors meeting.The Michel du Cille...
Monthly Clip Contest Overhauled; New System Now Live
11/06/2015 // This week, NPPA launched a new Monthly Clip Contest entry and judging system in the hope and expectation of making the process easier and faster for members.“We have for the past two years been struggling with a system that was often breaking, and...
Significant Layoffs At National Geographic Magazine
11/03/2015 // By Donald R. WinslowWASHINGTON, DC (November 3, 2015) – In the opening days of the month when National Geographic magazine is scheduled to be turned over to 21st Century Fox, the magazine's employees were told to stand by their phones to wait for...

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