The Daily Northwestern Apologizes to Student Protesters for Reporting – The New York Times Editors at the campus newspaper spurred a backlash from professional journalists after they apologized for how they covered protests at a speech by Jeff Sessions.
Reporting From the Philippines When the President Wants to ‘Kill Journalism’ – The New York Times Rappler, one of the country’s most popular media platforms, has incurred President Duterte and his supporters’ wrath by investigating his extrajudicial killing campaign.
Opinion | The Growing Threat to Journalism Around the World – The New York Times In many countries, journalists are being targeted because of the role they play in ensuring a free and informed society.
Photojournalist Lu Guang Granted ‘Bail-Like’ Release in China | PDNPulse Photojournalist Lu Guang has been released after nearly a year of detention in China, Voice of America has reported. The news service says the photographer’s wife, Xu Xiaoli, reported via Twitter on Monday (September 9) that her husband “has been home for several months.”
Photojournalist sentenced for terrorist propaganda over a photo – Stockholm Center for Freedom Çağdaş Erdoğan was taken into police custody in September 2017 while he was taking photographs in İstanbul’s Kadıköy district, on allegations of photographing a Turkish intelligence building in the area. After 11 days in custody, he was put in pretrial detention by a […]
Why the press struggles to cover the war in Yemen – Columbia Journalism Review But a fourth war, in Yemen, equal in destruction and in its potential for fallout that directly affects Americans, has been covered very differently. Amnesty International has described it as the “forgotten war.” Coverage of the conflict, which has raged for […]
Should Street Photography be Illegal? – PhotoShelter Blog Street photography has a long history of candidly capturing subjects, but in today’s climate, does intent matter? In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah and Allen contemplate the work of photographers Daniel Arnold, Garry Winogrand, Diane Arbus, Mary Ellen Mark, Susan Meiselas, Philip Lorca Dicorcia, Vivan […]
Iran arrests female photojournalist for attending soccer game dressed as a man | The Times of Israel Forough Alaei detained with at least five other activists for sneaking into sports events, which is forbidden for Iranian women
Canon Drops Ambassador Barbara Davidson for ‘Racist’ Tweet Pulitzer Prize and Emmy-winning photojournalist Barbara Davidson has been booted from the Canon Explorers of Light program after an insensitive tweet aimed at Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro sparked outrage on social media.
There Won’t Be Blood: Gun Violence and Visual Censorship – Reading The Pictures To show or not to show? When does publishing photos of carnage become exploitative, gratuitous and pornographic, and when does it become critical information and a prompt for change?
Your Post Goes Against Our Community Guidelines: An Algorithmic Rewriting of History | Conscientious Photography Magazine Imagine my surprise when after posting a photograph from the Abu Ghraib archives next to a recent one of Donald Trump on Instagram I was informed by the site that the post had been removed because it went against […]
Say Cheese: Ransomware-ing a DSLR Camera – Check Point Research Our research shows how an attacker in close proximity (WiFi), or an attacker who already hijacked our PC (USB), can also propagate to and infect our beloved cameras with malware. Imagine how would you respond if attackers inject ransomware into both your computer and the […]
America Used to Promote Photojournalism. Now It Bans It. Julia Le Duc’s already iconic photograph of a dead father and daughter on the Rio Grande is the latest reminder of how essential photographers are to democracy.
The story of my second arrest | You can’t have my job, but I’ll tell you a story July 19, 1994. About 3 pm. I’m standing on a canal bank in south central Bakersfield, talking with some members of the Kern County Sheriff’s Department’s Search and Rescue team. They have been called, as have I, […]
Amish and Mennonite Photo Coverage in Face of Sexual Abuse, #MeToo – Reading The Pictures As it happens, visual depictions of Amish and conservative Mennonite communities already share some traits with those of Hollywood celebrities. Many of their photographs in the press look like they were taken by paparazzi: shot from discrete angles, from the […]
This is How Hong Kong Photojournalist Are Protesting Police Actions Hong Kong police held a press conference yesterday to discuss the anti-extradition bill protests that have been raging this week. Photojournalists showed up to the presser wearing helmets, gas masks, and safety vests in protest of the excessive force they say police have been using […]
Photos of the Tiananmen Square Protests Through the Lens of a Student Witness – The New York Times After three decades, Jian Liu decided to reveal images he took of the hopeful 1989 student movement and its bloody aftermath.
“The Bane of My Existence”: U.K. Sportswriting’s Access Crisis – The Ringer British journalists chronicling mega-events like the Champions League are often operating on a timeline out of their control and with little access to players, publishing stories well after they’ve been reported. Could this be the dark future of U.S. sports coverage?
‘We face a different danger,’ war photographer Paul Conroy says – Committee to Protect Journalists In a Q&A with CPJ, British war photographer Paul Conroy discusses his last assignment with Sunday Times reporter Marie Colvin in Syria, in 2012, and the dangers for photojournalists, especially when covering conflict.
After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back – The New York Times Bryan Carmody, the Bay Area freelance journalist whose house was raided by the police this month, was to get back his property that was seized — including his laptop and three decades’ worth of archives […]