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Rolling Stone’s Boston Bomber Cover Is Brilliant, Not Crass

Rolling Stone’s Boston Bomber Cover Is Brilliant, Not Crass | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Rolling Stone has unveiled its next cover, featuring a dreamy photo of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and many people have erupted in outrage.
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UNICEF - UNICEF in Emergencies & Humanitarian Action - UNICEF's first international photographer

UNICEF - UNICEF in Emergencies & Humanitarian Action - UNICEF's first international photographer | Photography and society | Scoop.it
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What the First Arrest Captured on Google Glass Really Means

What the First Arrest Captured on Google Glass Really Means | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On July 4th, documentary filmmaker named Chris Barrett took his newly acquired pair of Google Glasses out for a stroll on the very busy, proudly recovered Jersey Shore boardwalk.
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Faces of the American revolution: Amazing early photographs which document some of the heroes of the War for Independence in their later years

Faces of the American revolution: Amazing early photographs which document some of the heroes of the War for Independence in their later years | Photography and society | Scoop.it
These stunning images are early photographs of some of the men who bravely fought for their country in the Revolutionary War some 237 years ago.
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Does Disney's Tonto Reinforce Stereotypes Or Overcome Them? : NPR

Does Disney's Tonto Reinforce Stereotypes Or Overcome Them? : NPR | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The Lone Ranger has long been a fictional hero, taming the Wild West with his trusty and often stereotyped Native American guide, Tonto. The new version of The Lone Ranger stars Johnny Depp and dabbles with that trope.
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Moving Images and Stories From the Last Holocaust Survivors

Moving Images and Stories From the Last Holocaust Survivors | Photography and society | Scoop.it
In 2009, concerned that time was running out for the last generation of Holocaust survivors, photographer Maciek Nabrdalik began meeting, interviewing, and taking portraits of survivors for a series titled “The Irreversible.”...
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War photography's window into conflict

War photography's window into conflict | Photography and society | Scoop.it
A new photo exhibit in Washington DC portrays war and its aftermath, bringing the daily realities of conflict to people who may have never seen war.
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The rise of the 'selfie'

The rise of the 'selfie' | Photography and society | Scoop.it
In these hyper-connected, over-shared times dwell two kinds of people: those preoccupied with taking and uploading photos of themselves and those who have never heard of the selfie.
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I Spy: Photographer who secretly snapped neighbors goes to court | Reuters

I Spy: Photographer who secretly snapped neighbors goes to court | Reuters | Photography and society | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Space-starved New Yorkers might know better than to expect privacy in their glass-and-steel residential boxes.
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The Return of the Selfie

The Return of the Selfie | Photography and society | Scoop.it
As social-media sites requiring a profile picture gained popularity, so, too, did the self-taken photograph…
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Are you just the photographer? - Shooting from the Hip

Are you just the photographer? - Shooting from the Hip | Photography and society | Scoop.it
As I wandered up Michigan Avenue doing street photography, I started to dwell on the day’s events.
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A Photographer, A Fixer, the New York Times and Child Servitude in Haiti: A Story Gone Haywire, then Simply Gone — BagNews

A Photographer, A Fixer, the New York Times and Child Servitude in Haiti: A Story Gone Haywire, then Simply Gone — BagNews | Photography and society | Scoop.it
A post about child servitude in Haiti, deleted from the New York Times Lens Blog, serves as the basis for questions about the ethics of photojournalism, the practice of online journalism and the issues involved when the American media market trains...
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BEFORE/AFTER PHOTOS: Oklahoma Tornado Destruction

BEFORE/AFTER PHOTOS: Oklahoma Tornado Destruction | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on May 20 left many dead and injured, a school destroyed and a community to pick up the pieces.
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From the Inner Cities to the White House: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara | LightBox | TIME.com

From the Inner Cities to the White House: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara  | LightBox | TIME.com | Photography and society | Scoop.it
This week, Camilo José Vergara will become the first photographer ever to receive the National Humanities Medal.
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New research suggests it’s possible to automatically identify fake images on Twitter | Poynter.

New research suggests it’s possible to automatically identify fake images on Twitter | Poynter. | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Create. Inform. Engage. | Journalism training, media news & how to's
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Double exposure: photography's biggest ever show comes back to life

Double exposure: photography's biggest ever show comes back to life | Photography and society | Scoop.it
The Family of Man, a groundbreaking post-war exhibition seen by more than 10 million people, can be seen once more
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Long exposures, 150 years in the making

Long exposures, 150 years in the making | Photography and society | Scoop.it
In Gettysburg, Pa., Rob Gibson keeps a photographic tradition alive by using period accurate equipment and chemicals to make special portraits--wet-plate collodion photographs--of Civil War reenactors.
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Photo of children helps identify fallen soldier

Photo of children helps identify fallen soldier | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On this 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, our nation celebrates the courage, valor, and personal honor of the soldiers who fought and died there from July 1 to 3, 1863.
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Ad Campaign Uses Powerful Photographs to Explain that Facebook Likes Don't Help - PetaPixel

Ad Campaign Uses Powerful Photographs to Explain that Facebook Likes Don't Help - PetaPixel | Photography and society | Scoop.it
When they were tasked with putting together a powerful advertising campaign for Crisis Relief Singapore, ad agency Publicis Singapore mixed heart-wrenc
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Amazing Documentary - 'America in Pictures: The Story of Life Magazine'

Amazing Documentary - 'America in Pictures: The Story of Life Magazine' | Photography and society | Scoop.it
"Set up in 1936, Life magazine believed that pictures could change the world." America in Pictures: The Story of Life Magazine is a fantastic documentary from the BBC about the life of one of the m...
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LOOK: The Victorian Breastfeeding Photo Fad

LOOK: The Victorian Breastfeeding Photo Fad | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Written By Gwen Sharp, PhD for The Society Pages Last year Lynne Grumet set the Internet a-flutter when she appeared on the cover of TIME magazine breastfeeding her toddler.
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Is It Wrong to Make Babies Cry For Art?

Is It Wrong to Make Babies Cry For Art? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
Find out why this photographer decided to literally take candy from a baby, and see the aftermath.
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What a Photograph Can Accomplish: Bending the Frame by Fred Ritchin | LightBox | TIME.com

What a Photograph Can Accomplish: Bending the Frame by Fred Ritchin | LightBox | TIME.com | Photography and society | Scoop.it
On the advent of his newest book, Fred Ritchin writes on the power of the photograph in the modern era and the relationship between social justice and photojournalism.
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Cheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Predictably Summons Bigot Wave

Cheerios Ad Starring Interracial Family Predictably Summons Bigot Wave | Photography and society | Scoop.it
A nice Cheerios advertisement whose only discernible difference from other Cheerios commercials is that it depicts an interracial family was forced to disable its YouTube comments section today after it became inundated with virulent racism.
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Can You Find the Artist Hidden in this Photograph?

Can You Find the Artist Hidden in this Photograph? | Photography and society | Scoop.it
For the artist Liu Bolin, making himself “invisible” has turned his career into a highly visible one.
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