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May 21, 2015

Migrant Other: The Rohingya Crisis and the Tendency of News Photos to Confuse Compassion with Patronization

Migrant Other: The Rohingya Crisis and the Tendency of News Photos to Confuse Compassion with Patronization
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By Philip Perdue — I worry that newswire photographs during humanitarian crises have a way of exposing their subjects to a not-so-subtle mode of international brow-beating.

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May 20, 2015

Like Oil and Water

Like Oil and Water
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By Michael Shaw When it comes to the key issues of our time, how much does photography inform and how much does it entertain?

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May 20, 2015

Editorial Skunk Weed: TIME’s Pot Smoking Portraits Misfire

Editorial Skunk Weed: TIME’s Pot Smoking Portraits Misfire
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By Michael Shaw After you've clicked through this fifteen photo slideshow introducing us to Denver pot smokers, can you tell me if you notice anything off about it?

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May 19, 2015

How New Photos Echo Classic Photos: Frida’s Flower Children

How New Photos Echo Classic Photos: Frida’s Flower Children
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By Michael Shaw If perfectly nice in their display of youth, layer and pattern, what’s more illustrative is the way fresh blooms channel the allure of more exquisite flowers.

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May 19, 2015

Seeing the End of America’s Homeland Paramilitary Highlight Reel?

Seeing the End of America’s Homeland Paramilitary Highlight Reel?
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By Michael Shaw On April 21st of last year, the media offered us at least three police assault missions, two in Ferguson and the other in Denver. And not one required calling out the army.

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