Category Archives: Photography

Overrating Privacy

by Echo Xie In the discussion of technology and social media, one thing always pops up: privacy. With every step we take to make our communication with each other easier and more seamless, there are always people standing on the … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera Declines Jihadist Snuff Video

by Gabby LaVerghetta If a news organization is in possession of authentic images or video footage of a newsworthy event, should it air them? The question is so intriguing because every scenario must be evaluated individually. Al Jazeera faced such … Continue reading

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Define Necessity: Reporting or Exploitation?

by Ginnie Seger I want you to remember a time you were very sick; maybe it was the flu, or a stomach bug, an accident, or injury. I want you to place yourself in that moment, when you felt vulnerable, … Continue reading

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Drone Journalism: Remote Robots Change the Perspective

by Gabby LaVerghetta Drone journalism is here and it has the potential to significantly change reporting as we know it. Robert Mackey writes about the phenomenon in The New York Times’ The Lede blog.

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Graphic Images: Burying Gaddafi’s Corpse or Putting it on the Front Page?

by Jessica Andrews In the morning, you sit down and open the newspaper, and before you can even get your morning cup of coffee, you’re confronted with a bloody body. Depending where in the world you wake up, this may … Continue reading

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