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Photographers File Judiciary Committee Statement

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org Victor Perlman, Esq., General Counsel, ASMP Email: perlman@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by the Graphic Artists Guild, the Picture Archive Council of America, and the North American Nature Photography Association, has filed a statement for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing on “Competition and Commerce in Digital Books.” The statement,…

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Photographers File Objections To Proposed Google Settlement

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Contacts: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP Email: mopsik@asmp.org Victor Perlman, Esq., General Counsel, ASMP Email: perlman@asmp.org American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), joined by the Graphic Artists Guild, the Picture Archive Council of America, the North American Nature Photography Association, and several prominent individual photographers, has filed documents in opposition to the proposed settlement of the consolidated copyright infringement actions against Google instituted…

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ASMP RECEIVES FUNDS FROM AUTHORS COALITION

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP has announced that the association has received $263,000 from the Authors Coalition of America, an organization which distributes money collected for copying non-title-specific works abroad, primarily in Scandinavia and Europe. Non-title-specific works are those that cannot be identified individually or by copyright owner. Distributions are made periodically by ACA…

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ASMP LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE, EXPANDED RESOURCES

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that it has launched a newly designed website, www.ASMP.org, with expanded resources available for all members of the photographic community. ASMP is the premier trade association for photographers who create images primarily for publication, and the association is a leader in providing professional photographers with business education…

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ASMP’S ANDERSON RECEIVES IPC PHOTOGRAPHER LEADERSHIP AWARD

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Richard Anderson has received its 2009 International Photographic Council (IPC) Photographer Leadership Award, selected by the association as the member who best represents the group’s criteria and ideals. Anderson was one of five winners recognized at the IPC’s annual awards luncheon held at the United Nations…

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ASMP Statement RE: Google Book Settlement

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The recent proposed class action settlement between authors, publishers and Google is now subject to review by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) has significant concerns about the terms of this proposed settlement, the process that led to it, and the potential impact of its terms. ASMP believes that the proposed settlement has far-reaching consequences for the work product and the livelihoods of its more…

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ASMP ELECTS NEW BOARD OFFICERS, DIRECTORS

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA…. The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that Richard Kelly, a Pittsburgh-based corporate and editorial photographer and owner of Richard Kelly Photography, has been chosen as President for the 2009-10 year. Serving as First Vice-President is Todd Joyce of Joyce Photography in Cincinnati; as Second Vice-President, Richard Anderson of Baltimore’s Richard Anderson Photography; as…

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ASMP PROVIDES PHOTOGRAPHERS WITH FREE EDUCATION RESOURCE

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has developed new education tools for the industry which are now available free of charge. All interested photographers now have access to the ASMP daily blog as well as the popular and acclaimed Strictly Business 2 series covering…

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ASMP Statement

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Statement from American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Suitable for Op Ed pieces and as source material: RE: Omnicom Decision to Change Photographers’ Terms & Conditions Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) warns photographers that Omnicom Group, the world’s largest advertising agency holding company, has changed its terms and conditions in an effort to limit their agency liability and, in so doing, transfer that liability to independent photographers and producers. We encourage…

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ASMP GENERAL COUNSEL IS PANELIST AT COLUMBIA CONFERENCE

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Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… Victor S. Perlman, General Counsel and Managing Director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), will be a panelist at the Columbia Law School Conference entitled The Google Books Settlement: What Will It Mean for the Long Term? Google, authors and publishers recently entered into a settlement agreement in The Authors Guild v Google Inc.,…

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