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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - National Press Photographers Association
NPPA is the acronym for the National Press Photographers Association, founded in 1947. The organization is based in Durham, North Carolina and its mostly made up of still photographers, television videographers, editors, and students in the journalism field. The NPPA places emphasis on photojournalism, or journalism that presents a story through the use of photographs or moving pictures. The NPPA holds annual competitions as well as several quarterly contests, seminars, and workshops designed to stimulate personal growth in its members. The NPPA utilizes a mentor program which offers its members the opportunity to establish a relationship with a veteran NPPA member and learn from them. The organization also offers a critique service, a job bank, an online discussion board, and various member benefits. - Source: Wikipedia
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Rock stars Steven Tyler and Mick Fleetwood appeared Friday at a Hawaii legislative hearing to push a bill aimed at protecting celebrities' privacy.
More than a dozen celebrities have submitted testimony supporting legislation in Hawaii that's aimed at stopping paparazzi from taking photos at unwanted times.
An organization that includes atheists and agnostics is suing over a Pennsylvania House resolution that declares 2012 the "Year of the Bible," saying the measure violates the U.S. Constitution.
Barbara L. Salisbury's video of two Maine brothers displaying their life-long passion for a family tradition — clam digging — won first place in the National Press Photographers Association's monthly multimedia contest. Click play to view the video.