5 ways journalists can use social media for on-the-ground reporting in the Middle East

By Genevieve Belmaker for Poynter.org Social media is a particularly powerful tool in the Middle East, where in some countries it gives people a way to express themselves. That expression takes many forms, from social protest, to political criticism, to sharing news and information. Most recently, groups such as the Israeli Defense Force have been using … More 5 ways journalists can use social media for on-the-ground reporting in the Middle East

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