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September 23, 2014

Weaponizing the Burka

Weaponizing the Burka
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By Michael Shaw In this case, the extreme aggression is completely flipped through the language — repurposing a highly specific portrait as an act of character assassination.

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September 21, 2014

Mother Earth Isn’t White … and Other Climate Change Protest Pics That Caught Our Eye

Mother Earth Isn’t White … and Other Climate Change Protest Pics That Caught Our Eye
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By Michael Shaw ...Or, enough sightseeing, time to do something.

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September 21, 2014

Photoville 14: In Gezi Park, and in Space

Photoville 14: In Gezi Park, and in Space
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By Michael Shaw These photos were taken in Gezi Park in Istanbul in 2013. I wanted you to see them for the way the exhibit translates them into space.

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September 18, 2014

From the Islamic State News Desk, Hostage-Anchor John Cantlie Reporting

From the Islamic State News Desk, Hostage-Anchor John Cantlie Reporting
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By Michael Shaw This op-ed is as impressive for dialing back on the previous execution videos as for taking over a classically Western media format.

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September 17, 2014

“In Focus”: Media Using Pentagon Pics As News Photos (Again)

“In Focus”: Media Using Pentagon Pics As News Photos (Again)
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By Michael Shaw The inference here is that a photo taken by a photojournalist for a news organization and one taken by a soldier to ennoble the military really has no difference.

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