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April 17, 2014

Drone Visuals, Selfies and Human Agency

Drone Visuals, Selfies and Human Agency
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By Pete Brook The drone and the selfie inhabit different ends of an image spectrum. Both in terms of production and consumption, the selfie is all us and the drone is all them. We know us well. We don’t know them at all.

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April 17, 2014

The Sound and the Furry: Is This a News Photo?

The Sound and the Furry: Is This a News Photo?
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By Michael Shaw Specifically, a news photo delivers news content -- in contrast to "human interest photos" or photos that operate as "infotainment."

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April 15, 2014

Todd Heisler’s Border Vision

Todd Heisler’s Border Vision
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By Michael Shaw What Heisler offers us is a larger eye – the reality that America and Mexico have a more unusual course and unavoidable interconnection.

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April 15, 2014

One Year Later: Josh Haner’s Pulitzer Winning Boston Marathon Bombing Photos and the “Terror War”

One Year Later: Josh Haner’s Pulitzer Winning Boston Marathon Bombing Photos and the “Terror War”
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By Michael Shaw What makes Josh Haner's Pulitzer Prize winning photo story so powerful is the way it so closely and painfully evokes America's "War on Terror."

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April 14, 2014

Beyond the Photoshopping: Privilege, Poverty and the Washingtonian’s Jay Carney Spread

Beyond the Photoshopping: Privilege, Poverty and the Washingtonian’s Jay Carney Spread
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By Michael Shaw If Jay Carney is the public face of the Obama administration, what his family is doing here -- the Washington area being the richest in the nation -- is demonstrating an obscene degree of plenty.

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