Posts Tagged ‘NPPA’

Sangosti, Weatherwax Win BOP Photojournalist of the Year Honors

Posted by on Wednesday April 24, 2013 | Photojournalism

RJ Sangosti of The Denver Post and David Weatherwax of The Herald in Jasper, Indiana were named Photojournalists of the Year in the Best of Photojournalism (BOP) competition, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has announced. There are two winners because NPPA recognizes a winner for both larger and smaller markets. Sangosti won in the... More

Man Infringes Copyright to Profit from Boston Bombing

Posted by on Thursday April 18, 2013 | Copyright/Legal, Photojournalism

Intent on making a quick buck from the Boston Marathon bombing, a self-publisher allegedly offered an e-book full of stolen news photos for sale on Amazon.com, titled “The Boston Bombings First Photos.” The NPPA reported yesterday that the book, published by a man identified as Steve Goldstein, included more than 60 images used without permission... More

APA, NPPA Join Copyright Suit Against Google

Posted by on Monday April 15, 2013 | Copyright/Legal

American Photographic Artists (APA) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) announced today that they are joining an ongoing class action lawsuit against Google, alleging that the Google Books Search program is a violation of the copyrights of photographers and other visual artists. Under the Google Books Search program, Google has been working with several... More

Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Oakland Photographer

Posted by on Wednesday April 10, 2013 | Photojournalism

A suspect has been charged with murder in the killing of a freelance photographer who was shot April 6 while driving home in Oakland, California, the Oakland Tribune reports. Lionel Fluker, a former contributor to the Oakland Tribune, was killed by a stray bullet fired in a fist fight that escalated into a gun fight,... More

NPPA Honors Storm, Estrin, Harrity and Dimick

Posted by on Thursday January 31, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has awarded its annual Clifton C. Edom Award to Brian Storm, founder of multimedia production company MediaStorm, the photojournalists’ organization announced today. The award, named for the first head of the photojournalism program at the University of Missouri at Columbia and the founder of the awards now known as... More

Police Intimidation Watch: NYPD Returns Cameras to Times Freelancer

Posted by on Tuesday August 14, 2012 | Photojournalism

The New York City police department has returned camera gear belonging to a freelance photographer who was arrested August 4 after refusing to stop photographing police activity on a public street. Photographer Robert Stolarik got his camera equipment back on August 10, the National Press Photographers Association reported on its Web site. Stolarik told NPPA,... More

Police Intimidation Watch: Journalists Detained for Being Present at a Chicago News Event

Posted by on Wednesday March 21, 2012 | Photojournalism

Chicago police detained two journalists outside a hospital as they waited on a public sidewalk to interview the family of a young shooting victim, according to the Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP). In this video of the incident, the arresting officer says, “Your First Amendment rights can be terminated if you create... More