Photojournalist James Foley Executed By ISIS On Video | NPPA

Photojournalist James Foley Executed By ISIS On Video

The YouTube video titled “A Message To #America (from the #IslamicState) shows a barefoot man standing, and on his knees, who is identified as Foley. He is wearing an orange shirt and pants. Standing beside him is a black-clad, masked ISIS militant. During the five-minute video Foley was forced to read an anti-American statement in which he was made to say that his “real killer” is America. 

Ferguson: a fascinating and troubling study of visual politics, race, the police, and the media | dvafoto

Ferguson: a fascinating and troubling study of visual politics, race, the police, and the media

I’d like to focus on a few main topics in relation to the aftermath of the police killing of Michael Brown, a young unarmed black man: the representation of black men in the media, the “Don’t shoot me” extended arms pose, the look of militarized police, and police targeting of reporters