To the extent this photo focuses the world’s attention on the desperate situation in Yarmouk, the photo is essential. To the extent it represents the sea of humanity in yesterday's viral image as characteristically itinerant or indigent, however,it lends insult to injury.
By Susan Duclos The horrifying pictures of dead children being used by the Obama administration to justify an attack on Syria, with the claim that the Assad regime carried out the chemical attacks that killed those children, while emotionally...
"I come from a village called kavalkinaru in tirunelveli district of tamil nadu, not very far from kanniyakumari. my father was employed at a heavy water plant in tuticorin and i spent the first 24 years of my life in the atomic energy township there. i was always told by the people in my township that nuclear energy was safe and that it was the future. I believed them..."
...welcome to a media space in which we are consuming hostility and processing raw data and raw propaganda almost as quickly as the war correspondent, the fighter pilot, the governments, the diplomats and the antagonists themselves.
World War I was the first time soldiers brought hand-held cameras to battlefields. The soldiers' pictures offer insights into the camaraderie and conditions of their daily lives during the conflict that official war photographers were unable to access. Some 400 photos taken by a German dispatch runner were recently recovered and displayed on Europeana 1914-18. See some of those photos.
His life changed overnight: His childhood playmates were now his sworn enemies. The traumatic experience of the war, which lasted until 1990, stayed with him and, Mr. Mohdad believes, eventually led him to photography.
The Guardian (blog) Tim Hetherington's war photographs show moments of intimacy and absurdity The Guardian (blog) We collaborated on a story about homeless veterans of the first Gulf War and he soon demonstrated his rare gift for putting people who...