The definitive study of ethics in the emerging world of multimedia photojournalism.
An Ounce of Prevention
Editors need to be more vigilant in vetting photographs. The most useful tool in an editor’s bag is a healthy skepticism. They also need respect for the work that photographers produce.
A discussion of the differences between a point of view, advocacy journalism and propaganda.
Mentors, Now More Than Ever
All photographers need to learn from those who go before us how to live as decent human beings and have respect for those we photograph.
Danish Debate Leads to Disqualification
The use of HDR technology and other Photoshop techniques leads to disqualification in a Danish photojournalism contest. What are the limits to processing images? What is accurate and what is extreme?
Ethics, Frames, Terrorism
Photojournalism is more than striking images. True photojournalism demands understanding in depth the story we are telling and being as fair as we can as we tell the story.
An examination of the word “truth” and how it means different things to different people. “Accuracy” is a better word to describe what photojournalists aspire to.