News gatherers are key workers

in Covid-19, Current Affairs, Journalism, Open letter, Photojournalism, Press Cards, Press Photography by BPPA Editor

News gatherers are key workers. That was made clear by HM Government during the original COVID-19 lockdown and our Police forces acknowledged the vital role media workers play by recognising the UK Press Card Authority’s official Press Card as sufficient evidence that the holder is a working journalist. Members of The British Press Photographers’ Association and their colleagues with UK

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Premier League Pool C Positions Rotation

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For Pool C, a pool of Football Data Co licence holders are allocated to each club based on the number of matches attended at the home stadium up until March in season 2019/20. The rotations will go two names per home fixture starting from the top of each list. *Please note* It is the responsibility of each licence holder to

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Membership Subscriptions Update

in Covid-19, Current Affairs by thebppa

Back at the end of March this year The BPPA announced that there would be a subscriptions holiday for any member who felt that it woud help whilst the Covid-19 Pandemic was at its height, the country was effectively locked down and work was drying up fast. This was initially for a three month period which came up for review

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The BPPA and Pool C

in Ethics, Events, Photography, Sport, The BPPA by BPPA Editor

Following the first round of matches after the resumption of English football, The British Press Photographers Association are delighted with the working relationship that they have created following the Premier League’s launch of Operation Restart. The BPPA board have been instrumental in securing positions for the smaller agencies and freelancers across the UK proportionate to access given to the newswires

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The Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

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The BPPA conducted draws for the two photo positions allocated to pool C for the following matches. For each match the entries are listed followed by the drawn names: Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace (20.06) 1. Action Plus Images. 2. Back Page Images. 3. Coloursport. 4. Copa Foto. 5. IPS Photo Agency. 6. Matchday Images. 7. TGS. Successfully drawn: 1. Action

BPPA EditorThe Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

The Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

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The BPPA conducted draws for the two photo positions allocated to pool C for the following matches. For each match the entries are listed followed by the drawn names: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal (20.06.20) 1. Pro Sport Images. 2. Telephot Images. 3. Back Page Images. 4. Prime Media. 5. Mark Pain Photography. 6. Propaganda. 7. SportImage. Successfully drawn:

BPPA EditorThe Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

The Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

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The BPPA conducted a draw for the two photo positions allocated to pool C on 16th June 2020. This draw was for the Manchester City v. Arsenal match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester on 17th June 2020. Fourteen names were supplied, from which, two were drawn: Action Plus AMA Sports Photo Agency  Anthony Devlin Photography BPI Coloursport Danehouse Photography

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An open letter to the Premier League

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The BPPA represents the interests of over 400 full-time press photographers, many of them working in sport as freelancers. To that end, we have written to The Premier League to highlight the impact on our members should plans go ahead to severely limit the number of photographers at stadia when football returns. The BPPA has offered suggestions on Project Restart

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