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Posted on 21 May 2011
World Press Photo decided to close its exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday, ten days in advance of the official closing date. The presence of prize-winning work by an Israeli photojournalist in the exhibition had sparked protests locally and the Beirut exhibition organizers felt they could no longer guarantee the safety of the visitors or the exhibit itself, if the pictures remained on display.
Posted on 10 May 2011
World Press Photo and Maurice Lacroix are pleased to announce that the Italian photographer Davide Monteleone has received the first Follow Your Convictions grant for his project Reversed See.
Posted on 10 May 2011
World Press Photo has launched an application for the iPad featuring the winning images of the 2011 contest.
Posted on 07 May 2011
Today World Press Photo announced the prizewinners of the first World Press Photo Multimedia Contest, with jury member Claudine Boeglin of Thomson Reuters Foundation handing out the prizes to the winners at the annual Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.
Posted on 06 May 2011
Twelve young photographers have been selected to come together with a group of masters for the 18th annual World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass to be held from 28 October to 3 November 2011 in the Kunstenhuis in the Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.
Posted on 29 April 2011
The winners of the first World Press Photo Multimedia Contest will be announced during the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 7 May 2011.
Posted on 23 March 2011
Today World Press Photo published the finalists of the first World Press Photo Multimedia Contest.
Posted on 15 March 2011
The shortlist of the first World Press Photo Multimedia Contest will be published on Wednesday, 23 March 2011.
Posted on 10 March 2011
World Press Photo verwelkomt Femke Halsema als nieuw lid van de Raad van Advies.
Posted on 10 February 2011
The international jury of the 54th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected a picture by Jodi Bieber from South Africa as the World Press Photo of the Year 2010.