Archive for September, 2012

10 Facts – In Defence of Photography

28th September, 2012

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September 2012 Newsletter

18th September, 2012

September Branch Meeting: Rates and New Media

Apology from Topshop

 

September Branch Meeting: Rates and New Media

18th September, 2012

 

This month’s discussion at the London Photographers’ Branch meeting on Tuesday 25 September will be on Rates and New Media. We are very pleased to have Anna Stevens, the multimedia producer at Panos Pictures and photographer and BPPA chair Jeff Moore to discuss the issues around getting the rate for the job and embracing new forms of media.

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Apology from Topshop

7th September, 2012

Police FIT film and photograph journalists outside Topshop during a UK Uncut protest. The anti-austerity direct action group calls for companies to pay their tax. Oxford Street. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Following a meeting with Arcadia Group, Adam Goldman, company secretary and Tracy Dixon, Topshop’s regional controller, the company has issued a full apology for the treatment of NUJ photographer Jess Hurd in its flagship Oxford Street store in December 2011.

Jess Hurd, chair of the NUJ London Photographers’ Branch was assaulted, dragged through the store and arrested whilst covering a peaceful UK Uncut protest. She was later de-arrested but banned from the store.

Read complaint and full account here

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