Mathias Svold of the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark has been named the 72nd College Photographer of the Year with the Gold award from the competition judged at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. Mateusz Baj of the London College of Communication in London, England was named the Runner-up College Photographer of the Year with a Silver award in the Portfolio category.
The day of a police officer's funeral, the Buffalo News printed an 8-page broadsheet special section with live photos and stories from the service and hand-delivered 12,000 copies within an hour to those in attendance.
Lennox "Red" McLendon, a longtime staff photographer for The Associated Press, died in Las Vegas on Tuesday, October 24. He was 74. McLendon joined the AP in 1976 and covered major sporting events, politics and often the celebrities of Southern California. In the early '90s, he moved to Las Vegas as the first AP staff photographer for Nevada.
Journalists have been arrested without cause several times over the last few months while covering protests in St. Louis and press advocacy groups, including the National Press Photographers Association, have joined in asking the mayor to investigate these incidents.
Mannie Garcia has made a $5,000 donation to NPPA to help support further legal advocacy for journalists.
The donation was made to the National Press Photographers Association through the National Press Photographers Foundation to support NPPA Legal Advocacy and Education.