The Image of Famine That Facebook Tried to Censor | PDNPulse

A New York Times article on the mounting risk of widespread famine in Yemen showed images by photojournalist Tyler Hicks of malnourished, critically ill children amidst the Saudi-led war against Houthi rebels backed by Iran. The article went viral, as peo

Speaking that day at a PDN Talk, “Covering Conflict,” photojournalist Alex Potter, who has lived in and covered Yemen before and after the current crisis, called Facebook’s action “a form of censorship.”

Alex Potter's Photos Bear Witness To Yemen's Civil War

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Alex Potter, a young American photographer in Yemen's largest city Sanaa. She is bearing witness to the terrible human toll of Yemen's civil war.

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Alex Potter, a young American photographer in Yemen's largest city Sanaa. She is bearing witness to the terrible human toll of Yemen's civil war.

Q&A with Kōan Collective Member Alex Potter - The Photo Brigade

Yemen-based photographer Alex Potter talks about Koan, the newest collective on the photo scene.

Kōan is the collaboration of five young journalists (Alex Potter, Allison Joyce, Amanda Mustard, Cooper Neill, and Nicolas Tanner) exploring both new and traditional means of communication and creating unique narratives – through text, photography and the moving image – that present distinct ways of seeing and understanding the world.

Photographs of Yemen in Transition

Alex Potter is an emerging photojournalist who has worked primarily in Minneapolis, MN and Yemen. After graduating university with a nursing degree she decided to follow her calling rather than the advice of others and turned to a life in photography.