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Documentary photographer Andrea Bruce covered Syria before its civil war as well as the rebellions and revolutions of the Middle East of the past several years. “I never saw Iraq before the U.S. invasion,” she says, “And, after being based there on and of
Noor Images, the photojournalism collective, today announced it has added two new members: photographers Andrea Bruce and Giancarlo Ceraudo. Bruce, who is based in Kabul, was formerly with the VII Network, which recently restructured. Ceraudo is based in
Although Assange has since spoken in a way that could suggest WikiLeaks was a journalistic collaborator in the effort, the traditional journalists don’t agree with that description.
At a press conference on Monday, Assange said that, along with The Guardian, “we had Der Spiegel and New York Times and us in a collaborative basement, if you like, working on this material.” The WikiLeaks website speaks of the three outlets as its “media partners.”
Afghanistan-based photographer Andrea Bruce, who has worked extensively in Iraq as a staff and contract photographer for The Washington Post, and Paris-based photographer Tomas van Houtryve, who won 2010 Photographer of the Year from POYi, have joined the VII Network. Both are new to VII.
Andrea Bruce, freelance photographer on contract for the Washington Post, has been chosen as the recipient of the White House News Photographers 2009 Project Grant. The grant total of $10,000, half from the WHNPA and a matching amount of $5,000 from PNY Technologies Inc., will fund ‘The Caucasus at the Crossroads: Ingushetia’s Decisive Moment’, which Bruce plans to publish in magazines, major news web-sites and a traveling exhibition in the Caucasus.
The National Press Photographers Association has announced that Andrea Bruce of the Washington Post has been awarded second place in the International News Story with her photo essay on a young girl in Kurdistan being circumcised.
Readers of this blog will recall reading the reasons for my revulsion at this photo essay
The city’s police chief, Col. Faisal Ismail al-Zobaie, a husky man with a leathered face and a firm voice that resonates with authority, ordered an aide to shut his office door. He turned to his computer. Across the screen flashed a video, purportedly made by the Sunni insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq.
In the video, branches are thrown into a pit the size of a coffin, then doused with kerosene and ignited. The camera pans to three blindfolded men, kneeling, mouths sealed with tape. Six armed men in black masks stand behind them. One declares: “These three men fought and killed al-Qaeda. We will punish them according to Islam.” The masked men then kick the three into the burning grave.
Zobaie angrily turned off the video. “How can we show mercy to those people?” he asked. “Do you want me to show mercy to them if I capture them?”