Witness to History, Searching for Dignity

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Link: Witness to History, Searching for Dignity

David Turnley on Rwanda: For 20 years it’s been very hard for me to make sense of this, and I haven’t been ready to go back to look at the photos. I have lived with the frustration from what I saw in Rwanda about the capacity of human behavior. I think it’s given me a tremendous amount of motivation to find other kinds of ways, other dimensions of that manifestation to make that real for people.

The state of online news video with Duy Linh Tu of Columbia J-School

Link: News Shooter | Newsshooter interview: The state of online news video with Duy Linh Tu of Columbia J-School

US Newspapers and other online publications are currently in the midst of another wave of investment in video. But does this all makes sense? are they making any money from video? how large are the teams working on these videos? how do you define news video? and why the emphasis by many on the longer form?

Picturing the Holy Land: Photographers Chart Region’s Complexities

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Link: Picturing the Holy Land: Photographers Chart Region’s Complexities – LightBox

an ambitious new project called This Place, nearly a decade in the making, is the collective work of 12 renowned photographers, each of whom took up residence for a spell in Israel and the West Bank. They found their own way of reckoning with a land that is deeply contested and peoples who are irrevocably divided

Buffett Foundation Funds Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award

Link: Buffett Foundation Funds Anja Niedringhaus Courage In Photojournalism Award | NPPA

Upon learning that Niedringhaus had been shot by a gunman in East Afghanistan on April 4, 2014, Buffett told the IWMF: “I considered Anja a friend who represented the best of photojournalism. By creating this award, we ensure her spirit lives on. Anja’s voice may be silenced but our hope is that other voices who share her commitment become louder.”