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July 20, 2014

These Are the Days of Scorched Earth

These Are the Days of Scorched Earth
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By Michael Shaw It seems fateful phrases are coming more easily at the moment than regular words.

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July 20, 2014

On That Over-Processed Times Cover Photo of MA17 Crash Site

On That Over-Processed Times Cover Photo of MA17 Crash Site
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By Michael Shaw If something happened at night, you can't turn it into day.

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July 17, 2014

On the Brilliant Michelle Obama Brown vs Board of Education Site Visit Photo

On the Brilliant Michelle Obama Brown vs Board of Education Site Visit Photo
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By Michael Shaw What's brilliant about the photo is how it's plays the "post-racial" ideal against the reality of continuing racism and discrimination.

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July 16, 2014

The Death of Four Gazan Cousins, Children of Fishermen

The Death of Four Gazan Cousins, Children of Fishermen
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By Michael Shaw All that intensity makes the rest more unspeakable as we view the broken body of another cousin, futilely hanging on to life, as he's carried like a sack.

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July 16, 2014

The Importance of News Photography Treating Migrants Like People

The Importance of News Photography Treating Migrants Like People
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By Michael Shaw Surely images are published from time to time that slip through the editing process. The question, however, is where does one draw the line between documenting and exploiting, between reporting and voyeurism?

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