Irish photographer Richard Mosse, who won the 2017 Prix Pictet prize in May for his thermographic images of refugee camps, says he was arrested last Thursday on the Greek island of Chios while working on a project documenting refugees, The Art Newspaper reports. Mosse says he was on the island to film an episode of...
French photojournalist Mathias Depardon has been released from prison in Turkey one month after his arrest, and is now on his way to Paris. The news was reported by Reporters without Borders, and confirmed in a statement from French president Emmanuel Macron. Depardon, a French citizen based in Istanbul, was on assignment for National Geographic...
Photographer Mathias Depardon, who was arrested and detained by Turkish police on May 8, has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention, Reuters and other news outlets report. Depardon, a French citizen based in Istanbul, was arrested while on assignment for National Geographic photographing in the town of Hasankeyf. An order for Depardon’s deportation...
The White House Press pool was locked out, and the only photographers allowed in the room were the official White House photographer and Alexander Shcherbak. Shcherbak was initially identified as Lavrov’s official photographer; however, it was later discovered that he is a photojournalist from Russia’s state-owned news agency TASS.
I’m not sure why there was much confusion about yesterday’s Russian photographs of Lavrov and Kislyak with Trump in the Oval Office. Did the White House consciously and intentionally bar the domestic visual press corps from the meeting? Were there actually multiple Russian photographers there?
what is it that needs to be done to ensure that a journalist’s sources and data are secure and well? Grosso modo
Fifteen-thousand people got together in the main mosque of Chechnya and announced a jihad against the staff of Novaya Gazeta.
Not just me, but all the people working at the newspaper are now in danger, because this was a clear jihad message. We will persecute you for tarnishing the honor of the Chechen nation, this nasty thing that you said. There are gays among Chechen people? We will persecute you until the last person at Novaya Gazeta dies. It’s unbelievable. It reminds us of the situation with Charlie Hebdo.
With the headline “¡Adios!” in large type emblazoned across its front page, a newspaper in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, announced on Sunday that it was shutting down after nearly 30 years after three journalists from other news organizations were killed last month.
A week after the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump, the White House announced the appointment of Shealah Craighead as Souza’s successor. The Obama Flickr feed was promptly moved to a new location to make room for the Trump administration, but two months later, not a single image has been uploaded. Not even the cover image has been changed from the default.
While livestreaming can be used to hold perpetrators of human rights abuses accountable, the tool also presents challenges around ethics, safety, surveillance, and censorship