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Advocacy: ASMP To Launch New Advocacy Campaigns with Phone 2 Action App

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With the introduction of the CASE Act by the House and Senate last week, ASMP knows that it is crunch time to lobby  Representatives and Senators to support the passage of the bill. We will be launching a new grassroots advocacy  campaign next week, asking all of you to send a message to your respective Representatives and Senators to ensure that the CASE Act is a legislative priority for them.  We need you to explain…

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ASMP Applauds Introduction of CASE Act in House and Senate

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The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) announced its strong support for legislation introduced today in both the House and Senate that would create a small claims tribunal within the United States Copyright Office–ASMP’s top legislative priority.   The bill entitled, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 (the “CASE Act”), HR 2426, was introduced in the House by Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Doug Collins (R-GA) and is co-sponsored by House Judiciary Committee…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 18: Richard Kelly

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  Episode 18: Richard Kelly ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with photographer, filmmaker, educator, and former ASMP President Richard Kelly.   You can learn more about Richard here.   About ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast program brings candid conversations about the craft, business and culture of photography between legendary photographers, creatives, and thought leaders under the guidance of our rotating hosts:  Tom Kennedy , ASMP’s Executive Director / former…

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Join ASMP at IAF Annual Meeting Copyright Panels / Reception in New York

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You are invited to join the International Authors Forum (IAF) for a reception and an afternoon of panels on copyright and other issues facing authors around the world as part of the IAF’s annual meeting in New York City on April 15, 2019. The International Authors Forum is the international group for authors’ rights organizations around the world. Its mission parallels the Authors Guild’s on an international level, and it represents our interests in front...
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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 17: Sherif Hanna

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Episode 17: TruePic / Sherif Hanna Tom’s guest in this episode is Sherif Hanna — Senior Director for platform integration at Truepic, a California startup company that is now grappling with one of the more vexing problems of our time – namely how to authenticate digital imagery so that viewers of the image know that it has been seen and rendered as the photographer intended and that it accurately reflects what the photographer saw at…

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Join Tom Kennedy at FOTOfusion

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FREE EVENT: FOTOvision at the Waterfront Pavillion – Thursday, January 24th – 7:00 to 8:30pm In celebration of FOTOfusion’s 24th Anniversary – Fourth Edition of FOTOvision Join fellow photographers at the FREE evening event and experience photography from around the globe. Featuring: World Premieres of 365: a Visual Review of 2018, ‘The Year of Paradise Lost ‘ and  ‘Climate Change Kids’ a story that needs to be told by ZUMA Press, of a group of children…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 16: Maggie Steber

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Episode 16: Maggie Steber ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with Maggie Steber, a well-known documentary photographer, Leica Ambassador and photo educator.   Maggie has worked in 64 countries focusing on humanitarian, cultural, and social stories. Her honors include the Leica Medal of Excellence, World Press Photo Foundation, the Overseas Press Club, Pictures of the Year, the Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from the University of Missouri, the Alicia Patterson and Ernst…

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Tune In to ASMP Experts & Masters Podcast Episode 15: Evan Nisselson

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Episode 15: Evan Nisselson In this episode of ASMP Experts and Masters ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy speaks with Evan Nisselson — a venture capitalist based in New York City who provides early stage funding to individuals seeking to grow all types of imaging technology companies as well as acting as host of an annual conference that brings together photographers, technologists, academics, media company execs, and more. You can learn more about Evan here. Note:…

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Former ASMP National Board Chair Close Urges House Judiciary Committee to Enact CASE Act

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  Before a gallery filled with ASMP and PPA members, the testimony of former ASMP National Board Chair, Jenna Close, made a powerful impact on House Judiciary Committee members today. Close’s testimony, along with the testimonies of Keith Kupferschmid, CEO of the Copyright Alliance, and David Trust, CEO of Professional Photographers of America (PPA), confirmed for the Committee that it is critical that Congress enact the CASE Act because it would provide small creators with…

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Former ASMP National Board Chair Jenna Close to Testify Before Congress on CASE Act

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9.24.18 Editor’s Note: If hearing schedule should change before Thursday, ASMP will post update here and notify those on the sign up form. On Thursday, September 27th, the House Judiciary Committee will hear testimony about the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act. Jenna Close, former ASMP National Board Chair, will be testifying at the hearing in support of the bill, which if enacted would create a Small Claims Tribunal within the United States Copyright…

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