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From His Own Perspective: The Seductive Power of the Instagram Migrant

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To be perfectly honest, I think we’re better off for this controversy, if just to punctuate this point. For the past year or so, a popular story concept in photojournalism — to the extent it might even qualify as a genre — has been that of “migrant portraiture.” Some of it has been unusually empathetic. Some of it has engaged provocation. Some has gone an overtly artful route. Some, to be honest, has been cringeworthy. Here is a sampling with links, and you can consider the spectrum for yourself:

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