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March 24, 2015

High Hopes for ‘16 Optics … as we Launch by Cruz

High Hopes for ‘16 Optics … as we Launch by Cruz
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By Michael Shaw Knowing that photographers and the public are expecting more creativity, more storytelling and more editorializing out of their news photography these days, I'm hopeful Campaign '16 will allow for visual reveals.

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March 23, 2015

On Der Spiegel’s Jolly “Angela Merkel and the 7 Nazis” Cover

On Der Spiegel’s Jolly “Angela Merkel and the 7 Nazis” Cover
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By Michael Shaw What’s going on, if you ask me, is the use of exaggeration and a bit of mockery to minimize the Greeks.

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March 20, 2015

Meta of the Military Photography Awards: You’re Either Flying High or Laid Low

Meta of the Military Photography Awards: You’re Either Flying High or Laid Low
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By Philip Perdue — While these two photographs aren't the only ones recognized as award winners, their place at the top does offer some insight into a limited range of human experience.

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March 18, 2015

Ball Gowns and Boots: On the Rebel Fighters’ Beauty Pageant in Donetsk

Ball Gowns and Boots: On the Rebel Fighters’ Beauty Pageant in Donetsk
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By Karrin Anderson — As fighting continues to rage in portions of Donetsk, Russian-backed rebel fighters recently took time out of their busy schedules to honor International Women’s Day by . . . staging a beauty pageant.

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March 17, 2015

How We Look at the Black Man Who May or May Not Have Been Shooting at Two Officers in Ferguson

How We Look at the Black Man Who May or May Not Have Been Shooting at Two Officers in Ferguson
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By Michael Shaw One would hope that editors would understand the moral and political liability of framing Williams as a protester, tainting the rallies and protests in Ferguson by suggesting the shooting of the officers was intentional, retaliatory or racially-motivated.

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