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Photo of a Drowned Migrant Father and Daughter Is Fading Fast – Reading The Pictures

Two weeks ago, we predicted in a post here that the photo of two drowning migrants, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, represented a political tipping point. Below, visual scholar Jens Kjeldsen offers a different perspective, based on the workings of landmark news photographs.

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