Photojournalism

Women in Recovery, One Photo at a Time

<i>Once she got sober, Rocio De Alba began noticing women trying to stop drinking or using drugs everywhere she looked. She saw them on the news, interviewed in decrepit halfway houses. She saw them in documentaries, caught in alleys and corners dying for a fix — and dying to stop. She studied their</i> …

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A Fascinating Journey Into the Strange World of Spiritualism

Shannon Taggart’s ventures into the world of Spiritualism began as a teenager. Since then, she’s been photographing the Spiritualist community of …

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Strategic District in Afghanistan Falls to Taliban

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — The Taliban captured the strategic district of Sangin in the southern province of Helmand on Thursday, the culmination of a yearslong offensive that took the lives of more combatants than any other fight for territory in Afghanistan, according to local officials.<p>While …

The New York Times

Czech Zoo Saws Horns Off Rhinos to Thwart Poachers

A Czech zoo is taking no chances after the recent killing of a rhinoceros at a wildlife park near Paris by assailants who stole the animal's horn — the zoo has started to remove the horns from its 21 rhinos as a precaution.<p>With rhino horns considered a cure in Asia for everything from cancer, colds …

NBC News

A Year After Brussels, ‘Her Face Tells Us Much About That Day’

In the minutes following the twin blasts that left 11 people dead at Brussels’ Zaventem airport, one year ago Wednesday, one photograph came to …

TIME

Science Fiction and Real Life Collide in These Photos of 'The Future'

Curator Jon Feinstein put out the call for the exhibition <i>Future Isms</i> in the midst of the Presidential election, when our destinies weren’t fixed and …

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Empire Oyster popup raises the raw bar in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG<p>Kevin Joseph stands behind the counter wearing farmer's overalls, his 1967 Chevy Sportvan 108 Deluxe "Shuck Truck" pulled up outside.<p>At …

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Teen's scrapbook amazes Smithsonian curators

From 1938-1948, Laura Fitzpatrick photographed her friends and neighbors in Brooklyn and kept a detailed scrapbook. Her remarkable photos, unseen by the public for years, are now part of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

CNN

You Can Browse 437 Complete Issues of ‘Soviet Photo’ Magazine Online

This is really cool. It turns out you can browse through full issues of the old Soviet Photo (AKA “Советское фото”) magazine online at Archive.org. …

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Deadly attack outside UK Parliament

Police have launched a "full counter-terrorism investigation" after an attacker rammed a car into crowds of people and stabbed a police officer on Parliament grounds.

CNN

Why are #PodcastsSoWhite?

The hosts of the Little Black Dress podcast, Rocsi Diaz and Nina Parker, interview actor Laz Alonso.<p><b>Within the first three minutes</b> of the premiere of …

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Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi – Pride Uganda

Diana Zeyneb AlhindawiPride UgandaBetween August 5th and 9th, 2015, the LGBT community in Uganda held their fourth Pride celebration despite the …

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What the Lives of Strangers in Old Photos are Like Now

The son of Polish parents, who “went on a journey to hell and back” before settling in England in 1947, postwar, Chris Porsz now lives in …

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Robots Have Existential Crises, Too

When Max Aguilera-Hellweg says he is a student of the body, he’s not talking about losing himself in anatomy books or spending calm afternoons drawing sketches. His interest took him to a whole other level.<p>Medical school.<p>That decision came in the middle of a four-decade career as a photographer and …

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Denton and Ponomarev Win Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev have won the 2017 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for courage and enterprise in photographic reporting abroad, the …

Journalism

How a freelance journalist told the real story of the U.S. Yemen raid

Iona Craig, who reported on the aftermath of the botched Navy SEAL raid in Yemen for The Intercept from Yeman, did so with the help of the Pulitzer …

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More than Magic: the Legacy of Robert Silvers

I was working in telesales in the middle of England when I first started reading the <i>New York Review of Books</i>. I didn’t know how it started or who …

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The Chronicle’s photo team wins national awards

The Chronicle’s photo editors, multimedia team, designers and photographers were honored by the National Press Photographers Association in the 2017 Best of Photojournalism competition for their work in the past year on the issues of homelessness, surviving the AIDS epidemic and the Bay Area’s …

SF Gate

Platform Companies Are Becoming More Powerful — but What Exactly Do They Want?

During a February ride in San Francisco, Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, was recorded arguing with and eventually berating an Uber driver from the back seat of his car. The driver, who had been working with the company since 2011, accused Kalanick of undercutting drivers of high-end …

The New York Times

The Hawaii Cure

Do not eat until you are full; eat until you are tired,” calls Chief Sielu Avea, a Polynesian entertainer who, according to his bio, is “internationally known as the Coconut Man.” Making our way to the plastic table, paper plates wilting in our hands, we are tired already.<p>Here at the Chief’s Luau, …

The New York Times

How One War Veteran Uses Photography to Manage his PTSD

VIEW GALLERY | 14 PHOTOS<p>Freedom March<br>Michael A. McCoy<p>1 of 14<p>After two tours in Iraq and a stay at Walter Reed hospital, photographer and veteran …

TIME

An Intimate Look Behind the Scenes in a Chinese Nightclub

Ukrainian photographer Sergey Melnitchenko first arrived in China as a dancer. Performing in a nameless Chinese club he describes as being “more like …

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If You Like the Arts, Save the N.E.A., Advocates Tell Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Grace Alt, an 18-year-old from Wyndmoor, Penn., stood outside Senator Bob Casey’s office door. Wearing a sash inscribed with the word “Thespian,” she was among 700 people who traveled here to ask lawmakers to oppose President Trump’s proposal to eliminate …

The New York Times

The Times Sweeps Overseas Press Club Photo Awards

Recognizing “exceptional courage and enterprise,” the Overseas Press Club awarded its Robert Capa gold medal to Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev of The New York Times for their coverage of the fight against ISIS and its aftermath.<p>The Times swept all three of the O.P.C.’s photography awards this …

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Shooting The Beautiful Body: A Conversation With Photo Journalist Max Aguilera-Hellweg

Photographer Max Aguilera-Hellweg, MD, shoots the most gorgeous photos of the human body. His pictures often capture moments when the body is at its …

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Photos Imagine Trump As An Immigrant

Photographer Veronica Gabriela Cardenas wanted somehow to tell the stories of our country’s undocumented immigrants. She wanted to humanize their …

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Upcoming Trainings and Courses: March 21 Edition

<i>Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll</i> …

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Fortney: 'The Girl in the Photo' speaks out for refugees, war's innocent victims

For much of the past 25 years she’s called Canada home, Kim Phuc has become accustomed to being stopped by strangers on the street. “They recognize …

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Four Brothers in Kurdistan

It was around dawn on Oct. 17 when Kurdish forces began the long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. Two and a half years had …

TIME

Some of Times photographer Will Vragovic's favorite images of Rays Kevin Kiermaier

Kevin Kiermaier was one of the first players I met at spring training when I took over our photo coverage of the Rays in 2014. We found common ground …

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