News Archive

Meltzer Wins Fulbright; Leaving Times, Headed For Mexico
04/12/2008 // ROANOKE, VA – Photojournalist Josh Meltzer is taking a leap of faith this summer.The 2006 NPPA Photojournalist of the Year (Smaller Markets) has won a Fulbright Grant and he plans to leave The Roanoke Times in...
NPPA Night At Texas Christian University
04/12/2008 //  FORT WORTH, TX  – NPPA's Region 8 along with Texas Christian University are presenting NPPA Night on Thursday, April 17, 2008, in the Photojournalism Gallery at TCU's Schieffer School of Journalism.The evening will feature the photographs of...
Howard Chapnick Grant Deadline Is July 15
04/11/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY – The International Center of Photography wants to remind photojournalists and editors that the deadline to apply for the 2008 Howard Chapnick Grant is July 15, 2008.The annual grant of $5,000 USD is not intended for the creation of...
U.S. Military Won't Release Photographer; Says Must "Review His Status"
04/10/2008 // BAGHDAD, IRAQ - The U.S. military says it will not free Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photojournalist Bilal Hussein unless it's own review board approves, despite the fact that an Iraqi judicial committee this week...
Get Excited About The Greatest Week In Visual Journalism
04/10/2008 // NPPA executive director Jim Straight has written an open letter to the membership:Dear Members,Are you all excited for the greatest week in Visual Journalism? I am, and let me tell you why: During the last week in May three of the biggest events in...
Magnum's Burt Glinn Dies In New York
04/09/2008 //  NEW YORK, NY - Magnum photographer Burt Glinn, who covered revolutionary leader Fidel Castro's entrance into Havana, who photographed the likes of Andy Warhol and...
Ordered Set Free, AP's Bilal Hussein Still Sits In Prison
04/09/2008 // BAGHDAD, IRAQ – An Iraqi judicial committee has dismissed terrorism-related allegations against Associated Press photojournalist Bilal Hussein and ordered him released nearly two years after he was detained by the U...
APSE Recommends Signing Baseball's New Credential Agreement
04/09/2008 // DURHAM, NC  – The Associated Press Sports Editors organization reports that they have reached a deal with Major League Baseball over this season's credential language.APSE's John Cherwa...
Final Winners In NPPA's Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing Categories Announced
04/08/2008 //  ATHENS, OH - Judging of the final entries in NPPA's 2008 Best Of Photojournalism competition has wrapped up with the completion of the Picture Editing and Best Use Of Photography categories at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication in...
In Mexico, Four Convicted For Killing Photojournalist
04/08/2008 // NEW YORK, NY - The Committee to Protect Journalists reports that four men have been convicted and sentenced to 11 years apiece in the November 2004 murder of Mexican photographer Gregorio Rodríguez Hernández...

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