Category Archives: Photojournalism issues

PATHSHALA’S RESPONSE TO BDNEWS24.COM’S REPORT

A report on Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, published by the online news portal bdnews24.com, has come to our attention (“Shahidul Alam’s Pathshala operates without affiliation,” bdnews24.com, 6 August 2016). Unsubstantiated allegations, backbiting and innuendo and the absence of cross … Continue reading

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Picturing Abortion

by Sarah Ackley Hipocrite Reader ISSUE 14 | INNOCENCE | MAR 2012 The stunning fetal images by photographer Lennart Nilsson, first published in the April 3, 1965 issue of Life, have become iconic in the anti-abortion movement. According to Life Site News, Nilsson is credited with taking “photographs … Continue reading

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Taslima Akhter’s photo in Time top 10 of 2013

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013 Taslima Akhter Taslima Akhter. Savar Dhaka, Bangladesh. April 24, 2013. April 24, 2013, still remains fresh in my memory. At 9 AM when I got the news, I rushed to Rana Plaza. … Continue reading

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Viral Occupation

Cameras and Networked Human Rights in the West Bank by Rebecca L. Stein | published March 20, 2013 When I film, I feel like the camera protects me. But it’s an illusion. —Emad Burnat, West Bank Palestinian and co-director, 5 Broken Cameras A … Continue reading

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The Gift of Photography

By Joe McNally Is one that is given, or accepted, freely. As a shooter, you can be the recipient of many gifts over the years: The grace of someone’s time, the whimsy of their expression, the fleeting emotion of their … Continue reading

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Return to Arles

Return to Arles by John G. Morris August 2006 Arles is the mother of all photography festivals. It was founded 37 years ago by photographer Lucien Clergue and two other Arlesiens. Lucien was recently elected to the Academy of Fine … Continue reading

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Establishment Earthquaker

 By Manik Katyal Emaho Magazine Emaho got into a free-wheeling tête-à-tête with the legendary award-winning Bangladeshi photographer, Shahidul Alam to pry beyond his politics Manik: In all your past interviews, you have mentioned how photography happened to you, so I … Continue reading

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Wresting the Narrative From the West

By JAMES ESTRIN New York Times As far as Shahidul Alam is concerned, he does not live in the third world or the developing world. While the photographer’s home is in Bangladesh, a decidedly poor country, he thinks of himself as residing … Continue reading

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Tragedy and the Role of Professional Photojournalists

by Alex Garcia of Chicago Tribune Newspaper pages from around the world speak to the international interest in the Boston Marathon tragedy. A collection of front pages can be viewed at the Newseum website.  It’s hard to write about any other … Continue reading

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Just Make It Happen: Kenneth Jarecke on Paulo Pellegrin’s award winning photo on WPP contest

By Kenneth Jarecke Paolo Pellegrin is one of the most successful photographers working today. He works with the most high-profile magazines, he publishes books, is a member of the most prestigious photo agency (Magnum), contributes to interesting projects and regularly … Continue reading

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