The New York Times and Thomson Reuters shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis. Jessica Rinaldi of the Boston Globe won the feature photography prize for her story of a boy who endured abuse at the h
The gist of the argument is that Hicks and the other Western photographers could easily seek out and photograph Hamas fighters, and thus balance out the coverage, but they have been too bullied and intimidated to do so.
In an interview today, Mr. Hicks spoke of the many great war photographers who have won the Robert Capa gold medal, including David Douglas Duncan, Larry Burrows, W. Eugene Smith, Eddie Adams and Carolyn Cole.
Photojournalist Tyler Hicks of The New York Times is the recipient of the 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for his photographs of a terrorist attack on the upscale Westgate Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya last year. The same picture story by Hicks won
He was interviewed by James Estrin of the New York Times’ Lens Blog about what he saw and they published a gallery of the terrific and harrowing photographs that Hicks took inside of the Westgate mall yesterday.
Tyler Hicks has spent the last 10 days covering the fighting in Gaza City, and its aftermath. Mr. Hicks, a New York Times staff photographer, spoke with James Estrin by phone on Friday night from Gaza City
There are places and times where the politics that drive wars fade and then fade more, becoming abstractions to the people who fight or who are in a fight’s way. And there are moments when politics entirely disappear, and more elemental actions and emotions replace them.
These are the seams and the instants that Tyler Hicks has sought, and repeatedly found, in his decade photographing the latest Afghan war.
Southern Somalia is tipping into one of the worst humanitarian disasters to strike Africa in decades, but because of the myriad dangers here, aid organizations are struggling to bring in critically needed supplies and personnel to respond to the famine
While researching our latest guide "Starting a Photography Business," I had the chance to speak with Greg Smith, who helped develop the NPPA's Cost of Doing Business calculator while servicing on the Business Practices committee in 2003. He had a lot of tough advice for people starting out in the business, and some of what we talked about echoed John Harrington's advice about day rates.
Four New York Times journalists held since Tuesday by pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya will be released today, Libyan government officials have told the US State Department. The Libyan government says that the four journalists, who include photographers Lynsey