Fox News Website Offers Unedited ISIS Execution Video – NYTimes.com

Fox News Website Offers Unedited ISIS Execution Video

In a statement, John Moody, the executive editor of Fox News, said that after careful consideration the network felt that giving its audience “the option to see for themselves the barbarity of ISIS outweighed legitimate concerns about the graphic nature of the video. Online users can choose to view or not view this disturbing content.”

Fox News Website Offers Unedited ISIS Execution Video – NYTimes.com

Robert Hariman On ISIS and the Choice Not To Look — BagNews

Robert Hariman On ISIS and the Choice Not To Look

So look.  Then turn away.  If you don’t need to look, I’m with you.  If you need to look, you don’t have to apologize.  Whatever you do, realize that the stakes are higher than had been imagined.  For the same reason, know that it becomes all the more important to understand why ISIS exists at all, and how to break the cycle of violence and the downward spiral that serves them all too well.  For that, we need many other images, and much more as well.  Not least, we need to appreciate how civilization is a way of seeing

Robert Hariman On ISIS and the Choice Not To Look — BagNews

Cry Me an Exoneration: After Officer Kills Civilian, Police Use Video as Sympathy Propaganda, Media Bait — BagNews

Cry Me an Exoneration: After Officer Kills Civilian, Police Use Video as Sympathy Propaganda, Media Bait

A police shooting in Montana and the subsequent use of that video, however, not only raises disturbing questions but opens a Pandora’s Box of new concerns over how and how much these videos can be selectively edited and distributed as propaganda … and how much the media can collude with the state to distribute these versions.

Cry Me an Exoneration: After Officer Kills Civilian, Police Use Video as Sympathy Propaganda, Media Bait — BagNews

With all due respect – Thoughts of a Bohemian

With all due respect

instead of giving snapshots of what the industry is doing and how policy varies from one desk to another, why doesn’t the World Press follow-up with a 5 point document that clearly define what is acceptable/not acceptable in photojournalism today and tomorrow and politely asks for everyone making a living ( or not) from this profession to approve it and implement it

With all due respect – Thoughts of a Bohemian

The Integrity of the Image tl;dr | PhotoShelter Blog

The Integrity of the Image tl;dr

In response to the increasing ambiguity over acceptable levels of manipulation in photojournalism contests, World Press Photo commissioned a report entitled “The Integrity of the Image: Current practices and accepted standards relating to the manipulation of still images in photojournalism and documentary photography.” It’s 20 pages long, so here’s the tl;dr:

The Integrity of the Image tl;dr | PhotoShelter Blog

French Feminists Say Iconic V-J Day Kiss Photo Shows Sexual Assault, Want Statue Taken Down

French Feminists Say Iconic V-J Day Kiss Photo Shows Sexual Assault, Want Statue Taken Down

Feminists in France are demanding that a statue based on Alfred Eisenstaedt‘s iconic ‘VJ-day in Times Square’ photo be taken down. They say that the original image it was based on is one that portrays sexual assault.

French Feminists Say Iconic V-J Day Kiss Photo Shows Sexual Assault, Want Statue Taken Down