Category: War

  • “We’ve Become Addicted to Explosions” The IDF Unit Responsible for Demolishing Homes Across Gaza – bellingcat

    “We’ve Become Addicted to Explosions” The IDF Unit Responsible for Demolishing Homes Across Gaza – bellingcat

    “We’ve Become Addicted to Explosions” The IDF Unit Responsible for Demolishing Homes Across Gaza – bellingcat Bellingcat investigates the demotions carried out by the IDF in Gaza. via bellingcat: https://www.bellingcat.com/news/2024/04/29/weve-become-addicted-to-explosions-the-idf-unit-responsible-for-demolishing-homes-across-gaza/ It’s estimated that more than 50% of Gaza’s buildings have been destroyed or damaged and approximately 1.7 million people have been displaced since the offensive…

  • Through the lens of Tim Hetherington, photojournalist killed in Libya

    Through the lens of Tim Hetherington, photojournalist killed in Libya The Imperial War Museum in London is opening an exhibition dedicated to the work of the British photographer, who died in 2011 aged 40 while covering the Libyan civil war Link: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/through-the-lens-of-tim-hetherington-photojournalist-killed-in-libya-krflb89dn The Imperial War Museum in London is opening an exhibition dedicated to the…

  • As Wars Rage in the Middle East, Anti-war Photographer Don McCullin Discusses “How Futile Violence Is” | Vanity Fair

    As Wars Rage in the Middle East, Anti-war Photographer Don McCullin Discusses “How Futile Violence Is” | Vanity Fair

    As Wars Rage in the Middle East, Anti-war Photographer Don McCullin Discusses “How Futile Violence Is” The dean of conflict photography assesses the power of images—and his fellow image makers. via Vanity Fair: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/don-mccullin-on-war Recently, photojournalist Mark Edward Harris sat down with McCullin to discuss his oeuvre, their fellow photographers, and conflicts past and present.…

  • In Gaza, a War the World Can’t See – The New York Times

    In Gaza, a War the World Can’t See – The New York Times

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    The War the World Can’t See From outside Gaza, the scale of death and destruction is impossible to grasp, shrouded by communications blackouts, restrictions barring international reporters and extreme challenges facing local journalists. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/30/world/middleeast/gaza-war-palestinian-journalists.html There are pinholes in the murk, apertures such as the Instagram feeds of Gaza photographers and a small number of…

  • The War in Gaza Has Been Deadly for Journalists | The New Yorker

    The War in Gaza Has Been Deadly for Journalists | The New Yorker

    The War in Gaza Has Been Deadly for Journalists The president of the Committee to Protect Journalists explains why Israel’s military campaign has led to an unprecedented number of deaths among members of the press in just two months. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/the-war-in-gaza-has-been-deadly-for-journalists The Israel-Gaza war has been the deadliest conflict for journalists that…

  • Photographer Corinne Dufka’s New Book Tells the Story of War – The Atlantic

    Photographer Corinne Dufka’s New Book Tells the Story of War – The Atlantic

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    The War Photographer Who Had to Do Something Else Corinne Dufka wanted to prevent atrocities, not just document them. via The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2023/12/war-photography-bosnia-rwanda-elsalvador/675929/ This Is War evolved out of my work as a photographer covering some of the bloodiest conflicts of the late 20th century. The imagery is not pretty, nor could it be. But…

  • The Dead Children We Must See | The New Yorker

    The Dead Children We Must See | The New Yorker

    The Dead Children We Must See It’s time for Americans to rethink their squeamishness about releasing the photos of the youngest victims of mass violence. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-dead-children-we-must-see In a series of three essays published in 1991, the philosopher Jean Baudrillard argued that the Gulf War, which ended up with more than a…

  • Opinion: I’m a former war photographer. The world looks more familiar than it should, and more horrifying – The Globe and Mail

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    Opinion: I’m a former war photographer. The world looks more familiar than it should, and more horrifying In the 1980s and 1990s, I chronicled conflicts from El Salvador to Africa to the former Yugoslavia. Those images should remind us to work harder for peace and honour those who did not live to see it via…

  • Conflict Photography Episode 81: Eman Mohammed (Conflict Photography)

    Conflict Photography Episode 81: Eman Mohammed (Conflict Photography)

    Conflict Photography Episode 81: Eman Mohammed (Conflict Photography) Eman Mohammed, Palestinian-American award-winning photojournalist, Senior Ted fellow based in DC her journey began at 19, capturing the reality of war in Gaza. via A Photojournalism Podcast for Everyone – A Photojournalism Podcast by Photojournalists for Everyone: https://10fps.net/2023/11/14/episode-81-eman-mohammed-conflict-photography/ This week, Eman Mohammed, an award-winning photojournalist and Saudi-born, Palestinian-American,…

  • The Numbing Sameness of War Footage | The New Yorker

    The Numbing Sameness of War Footage | The New Yorker

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    The Numbing Sameness of War Footage The proliferation of images via cell phones may have taken away the war photographer’s ability to create a single, arresting, and iconic image, but their accumulation will haunt us. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-numbing-sameness-of-war-footage neither the cell phone video nor the drone will explain what has really happened. They…

  • Disinformation Runs Rampant in Images Related to Israel-Gaza War

    Disinformation Runs Rampant in Images Related to Israel-Gaza War

    Disinformation Runs Rampant in Images Related to Israel-Gaza War Posts pertaining to atrocities have gone viral before fact-checkers could identify them as old footage and even video game clips. via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/850059/disinformation-runs-rampant-in-images-related-to-israel-hamas-war/ A barrage of social media disinformation related to the escalating Israel-Palestine war has made it far more difficult to discern the credibility of…

  • At Least 11 Journalists Killed in Israel-Gaza War – The New York Times

    At Least 11 Journalists Killed in Israel-Gaza War – The New York Times

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    At Least 11 Journalists Killed in War Nine Palestinians, one Lebanese and one Israeli have been confirmed dead this week, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/13/business/media/journalists-killed-gaza-israel-war.html Nine Palestinians, one Lebanese and one Israeli have been confirmed dead this week, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

  • Separating Fact from Fiction on Social Media in Times of Conflict – bellingcat

    Separating Fact from Fiction on Social Media in Times of Conflict – bellingcat

    Separating Fact from Fiction on Social Media in Times of Conflict – bellingcat Bellingcat presents a guide to separating fact from fiction with real, recent examples of misinformation. via bellingcat: https://www.bellingcat.com/resources/how-tos/2023/10/26/separating-fact-from-fiction-on-social-media-in-times-of-conflict/ Here’s how to separate fact from fiction with real, recent examples of misinformation.

  • A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers podcast – 216 – Corinne Dufka

    Link: https://bensmithphoto.com/asmallvoice/corinne-dufka Over the course of her subsequent twelve year career as a photojournalist she covered more than a dozen of the world’s bloodiest armed conflicts across three continents and was honored with the Robert Capa gold medal; a World Press Club Award; a Pulitzer nomination; and the Courage in Journalism Award.

  • Episode 78: Svet Jacqueline (Conflict Photography) – A Photojournalism Podcast for Everyone

    Link: https://10fps.net/2023/10/24/episode-78-svet-jacqueline-conflict-photography/ Svet Jacqueline joins the podcast this week remotely from Ukraine, where she covers social and humanitarian issues

  • How Social Media Abdicated Responsibility for the News | The New Yorker

    How Social Media Abdicated Responsibility for the News | The New Yorker

    How Social Media Abdicated Responsibility for the News The Israel-Hamas war has displayed with fresh urgency the perils of relying on our feeds for updates about events unfolding in real time. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/infinite-scroll/how-social-media-abdicated-responsibility-for-the-news An “algorithmically driven fog of war” is how one journalist described the deluge of disinformation and mislabelled footage on…

  • ‘It has a price’: war photographer Corinne Dufka on capturing conflict | Photography | The Guardian

    ‘It has a price’: war photographer Corinne Dufka on capturing conflict The esteemed photographer has spend more then a decade in places such as Bosnia and Liberia, remembered in a powerful new book via the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2023/sep/26/corinne-dufka-war-photographer-book As the acclaimed American war photographer Corinne Dufka sorted through the pictures and negatives for her new book,…

  • Photographer Details the Horror and Hope of Documenting the War in Ukraine | PetaPixel

    Photographer Details the Horror and Hope of Documenting the War in Ukraine | PetaPixel

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    Photographer Details the Horror and Hope of Documenting the War in Ukraine He came back to his home country to document the war. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2023/08/21/photographer-details-the-horror-and-hope-of-documenting-the-war-in-ukraine/ Roman Pilpey, who is Ukrainian himself, has traveled the world and was not in the country when Putin’s troops crossed the border but he felt compelled to come back…

  • Art and Aid | Mark Neville

    Art and Aid | Mark Neville

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    Art and Aid, Postcard from Ukraine | Mark Neville As a British artist living and working in Ukraine, Mark Neville shares an account of his experiences in a country that has now been under siege for more than 500 days. Known for his long-term, immersive documentary projects in various places, from Glasgow via 1000 Words:…

  • Ukraine: A War Crime — Blind Magazine

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    Ukraine: A War Crime — Blind Magazine Ukraine: A War Crime, brings together the work of 93 photographers who covered the first year of the War in Ukraine. via Blind Magazine: https://www.blind-magazine.com/stories/ukraine-a-war-crime/ The book Ukraine: A War Crime brings together the work of 93 photographers who covered the first year of the war in Ukraine,…