In Journalism, Photographers and Writers on Unequal Footing

I have often wondered about the difference between photojournalists and reporters. Aside from the obvious differences of the medium that they use to convey information, it seems that in the shifting media industry, photojournalists are more equipped to succeed professionally and financially. While writing a recent article for Quill, the magazine of the Society of … More In Journalism, Photographers and Writers on Unequal Footing

Remembering Chris and Tim (via CJ Chivers)

http://cjchivers.com/post/4833123684/in-libya-remembering-chris-tim In Libya: Remembering Chris & Tim. Evan Hill of Al Jazeera wrote of the memorial service last night in Benghazi for Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington. Read it here. It includes this: A reporter from the AFP news agency stepped forward to read from Gustave Mahler’s 9th Symphony,* a selection for Hondros, who was … More Remembering Chris and Tim (via CJ Chivers)

Photographers Can Teach Writers How to See

Journalists and photojournalists (or writers and photographers–however you want to label them) live in intersecting worlds. Although the work they do is ultimately very different, I believe they can help each other. Good photojournalists are tenacious and often daring. They are willing to wait for hours to get the shot they need. How often do … More Photographers Can Teach Writers How to See