NPPA Multimedia Immersion Program and Photojournalism Summit- Now Underway

The NPPA Multimedia Immersion Summit in Portland, OR, is underway! You can follow it from home, see what's happening behind the scenes, and find some great tips, including a section on Gathering Quality Audio, put together by Josh Meltzer from the Roanoke Times and Scott Sharpe from the News and Observer. The Multimedia Immersion portion of the Summit began yesterday, and the Photojournalism Summit takes place on June 1 and 2 (walk-in registration is still available for this portion, if you're in the area.) Check their site throughout the weekend for more updates.

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Magnum Festival

Magnum Photos is hosting the month-long Magnum Festival in NYC to celebrate their 60th Anniversary. Throughout June, they have partnered with several museums and theatres to show over 30 photo exhibits and over 40 documentary film screenings. There will also be panel discussions, book signings, portfolio reviews, and gatherings. Coming up this weekend: several members of Magnum will be discussing the Future of Photojournalism, at the Walter Reade Theatre, Sunday June 3, 2pm. If you're in or around New York City, try to check out some of the shows!

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American Diversity Project

12 photographers recently spent a week documenting Clarksdale, MS, as a part of the American Diversity Project. The Project aims to support documentary photography, by exploring the culture of small-town life throughout the country through still photography, also incorporating video and audio. One of the photographers (this year, it's David Degner), will spend an additional 4 weeks continuing to document the area.

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