May, 2012 Archive

Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Ottawa Citizen To Cease Sunday Publication

May 30th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Another seismic shift seems to be afoot is in newspaper publishing. Last week, it was the New Orleans Times-Picayune going to print only three days per week. Now three large Canadian newspapers will cease Sunday publication and erect some online paywalls.

Syracuse University Student Reportedly Killed Filming Syrian Attacks

May 29th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Syracuse University graduate film student Bassel Al Shahade war reportedly killed in Syria Monday while filming attacks against the Syrian people, according to the university’s chancellor.

Ross Taylor, David Weatherwax, Picked As BOP’s Photojournalists Of The Year

May 29th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Ross Taylor of The Virginian-Pilot is NPPA’s Best Of Photojournalism 2012 Photojournalist of the Year (Larger Markets) and David Weatherwax of The Herald, in Jasper, IN, is the Photojournalist of the Year (Smaller Markets). Freelancer Donald Miralle is the Sports Photojournalist of the Year, and freelancer Brad Vest is the winner of Cliff Edom’s "New America Award." A complete list of winners in all categories is now online here.

Best Of Photojournalism Still Photography Winners Coming Later Today!

May 29th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Later today NPPA will announce the winners in the 2012 Best Of Photojournalism Print Photojournalism contest for still photography, including the Photojournalists of the Year (Large and Small Markets), the Sports Photojournalist of the Year, and the winner of Cliff Edom’s "New America" Award. Stay tuned!

A Doomed Romance With a New Orleans Newspaper

May 28th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

In New Orleans when The Times-Picayune goes to print publishing only three days a week, it will "become the largest guinea pig so far in an experiment that will end either in death or transformation," David Carr writes in The New York Times.

A Doomed Romance With a New Orleans Newspaper

May 28th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

In New Orleans when The Times-Picayune goes to print publishing only three days a week, it will "become the largest guinea pig so far in an experiment that will end either in death or transformation," David Carr writes in The New York Times.

Three Ways To Spot If An Image Has Been Manipulated

May 25th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Later this year some technology may be available from a new start-up company that will make it easier to detect whether an image has been digitally altered. But as Craig Silverman reports, it will still take a trained person to make an informed final d…

New Orleans Times-Picayune To Stop Daily Publishing

May 24th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Times-Picayune publisher Ashton Phelps Jr. has confirmed that the newspaper will stop daily publication and move to only three days a week beginning this Fall. A new company will run the newspaper and the Web site, and another new company will print an…

Times-Picayune To Stop Daily Publishing, Publisher Confirms

May 24th, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

Following speculation and scattered reports, Times-Picayune publisher Ashton Phelps Jr. has confirmed that the newspaper will stop daily publication in the fall and move to only three days a week. A new company will run the paper and the Web site, and …

NPPA Multimedia Immersion 2012 Videos

May 23rd, 2012 | National News, nppa | No comments

A selection of 38 videos created by participants in NPPA’s 2012 Multimedia Immersion Workshop have now been compiled and are published online.