Renowned photographer Bill Frakes has been let go as a visiting professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln after a sexual harassment complaint filed against him was judged by the university to be credible.
Bill Frakes, the award-winning Sports Illustrated photographer, will not return to his position as adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, after university administrators concluded he violated its policy prohibiting sexual harassment and “created a hostile environment” for a female student. University spokesperson Steve Smith told PDN last week,...
For PDN’s issue on Ethics and Photography (July), we interviewed five photojournalists and a veteran editor about the principles that guide the choices they’ve made while covering stories, and how they view their responsibilities to both subjects and audience. Their perspectives vary, and the topics they discussed are wide-ranging. Excerpts can be found in PDN‘s…
Instagram has been under fire of late for how celebrities are using the service to post sponsored content without adequately divulging the fact that it’s paid for–in contravention of FTC guidelines. In fact, a recent study found that 93 percent of the platform’s top 50 celebrities had violated the FTC’s Instagram disclosure rules. Now the...
In preparation for PDN’s July issue on Ethics, we asked photojournalist Victor J. Blue to explain what he does and doesn’t do to gain access, how he avoids conflicts of interest, his thoughts on fairness vs. neutrality, and the “Define the Relationship” talk he has with his subjects.
“Say you take a picture of your daughter at a baseball game, and there’s something obstructing it,” says Google. “We can do the hard work, and remove that obstruction.”
Abd Alkader Habak runs from the explosion site, cradling a boy in one arm and gripping a camera in his free hand
No matter how ghastly the image, a child rape survivor was reduced to being a subject, a vacuous stereotype.
A fabrication by a U.K. photojournalist has led to reviews of his other work and a worldwide discussion about photojournalism ethics, including within the College Photographer of the Year competition at MU.
Photographers are constantly squeezed to play the photo-game. We shouldn’t be surprised by Souvid Datta’s cheating, shortcuts or poor ethics.
Photojournalist Sandra Hoyn talking about her work in Bangladesh featuring children sold and forced to have sex
Last week, western media and what seemed like most of the internet was irresistibly drawn to the cataclysmic last photograph of a U.S. Army photographer, Hilda Clayton