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A Photographer's Legacy Tarnished
09/15/2007 // He took credit for others' famous work the last 13 years of his life. Why did Joe O'Donnell do it?    (EDITOR'S NOTE: After the news broke following his death that photographer Joe O'Donnell may have been taking credit for several...
NPPA Launches Online Survey To Identify Members' Priorities, Objectives
09/13/2007 // DURHAM, NC - NPPA president Tony Overman today announced an online survey that's part of NPPA's new strategic planning efforts, and asked members to take a few minutes to answer the survey's questions. The online...
Two Photographers Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash
09/11/2007 // SARASOTA, FL - A helicopter on a photo shoot for a boating magazine crashed into the ocean this morning off the coast of Florida near Casey Key and two photographers were killed. Only the pilot survived the accident.Former WRAL-TV photojournalist...
Best Use of Photography: 2nd Quarter 2007 Results
09/07/2007 // For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-PageView the 2007 Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing winners.View the 2006 Best Of Photojournalism Picture Editing winners.View the 2007 1st Quarter BUP winning pages in a gallery.View the 2007...
Iowa High School Football Team Photograph A "Shocker"
09/03/2007 // CARROLL, IA - A posed team photograph taken by a photographer at the Carroll Daily Times Herald of the Carroll High School football players was digitally altered when it ran in the paper to obscure what the paper and the school deemed to be and...
Nighswander Pays $10K Settlement For Still Possessing Student's Photos
08/27/2007 // ATHENS, OH - According to a consent decree filed in Fairfield (OH) County Common Pleas Court, former Ohio University School of Visual Communication professor Larry Nighswander has agreed to pay OU student ...
Women In Photojournalism Conference Shows Speed Of Storytelling Convergence
08/20/2007 // AUSTIN, TX – "I predict that next year when the Women In Photojournalism Conference meets, we'll all be in one room and there won't be separate breakout sessions for still photography and television," video editor and television photojournalist...
Survey Says Traumatic Stress Is An Under-Addressed Problem In Photojournalism
08/16/2007 // SANTA BARBARA, CA - A recent online survey of photojournalists shows that a majority believe that traumatic stress is an under-addressed problem in the news industry, that they currently feel or have felt the effects of work-related traumatic stress...
Advocacy Committee Asks For NFL Vest Experiences
08/14/2007 // DURHAM, NC - As photojournalists begin to cover National Football League pre-season games, the National Press Photographers Association and other press organizations continue to oppose the presence of corporate logos on the red vests that...
Women In Photojournalism Conference: Expanding Our Visions
08/14/2007 // AUSTIN, TX - How will you survive in today’s changing newsroom? Will you be left behind or learn what it takes to keep up with the changes?  Come to Austin, TX, for NPPA's Women in Photojournalism Conference August 17-19, 2007, to learn skills which...

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