Print Media and Photojournalism

Author: Charles Nandi

Publisher: Reference Press

ISBN: 9788184050110

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

View: 8977

"Print Media - a medium that disseminates printed matter, medium - a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information to public, press - the gathering and publishing of news in the form of newspapers or megazines. Photojournalism as a descriptive term often implies the use of certain bluntness of style or approach to image making. This book discusses in detail about all the aspects related to the print media and photojournalism. The author tries to go into every detail and leave no stone unturned in making the reader understand almost all facts and factors related to print media and photojournalism."
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Photojournalism: A Social Semiotic Approach

Author: H. Caple

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137314907

Category: Social Science

Page: 237

View: 7865

This book explores the role of photographs in newspapers and online news, analyzing how meanings are made in images and exploring text-image relations, illustrated with authentic news stories from both print and online news outlets.
Posted in Social Science

Associated Press Guide to Photojournalism

Author: Brian Horton

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007178344X

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 4789

Written by noted AP photographer and photoeditor Brian Horton, this is an insider’s manual to one of the most glamorous and exciting media professions. Emphasizing the creative process behind the photojournalist’s art, Brian Horton draws upon his three decades of experience, as well as the experiences of other award-winning photojournalists, to instruct readers in the secrets of snapping memorable news photos every time. With the help of more than 100 photographs from the AP archives, he analyzes what constitutes successful news photos of every type, including portraits, tableaux, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and more, as well as offering tips on how to develop a style of your own.
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Picturing the Past

Media, History, and Photography

Author: Bonnie Brennen,Hanno Hardt

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252067693

Category: History

Page: 263

View: 5550

This wide-ranging collection explores the relations between photojournalism and history, investigating how photographs shape both what we remember and how we remember. Contributors discuss dramatic changes in the press's coverage of presidential death from McKinley through Kennedy and examine the selective use of picture postcards in World War I to support the particular image of the war effort that the government wished to cultivate. Other essays examine divergent public reactions to Edward Steichen's Family of Man exhibition and the curious distillation of enormous collections of war photographs -- from the Civil War, the Holocaust, and other cataclysmic events -- into a handful of images that have become cultural icons. Ranging from the rise of photojournalism in the 1930s and its idealization of American life to the issue of authenticity in documentary photography, Picturing the Past provides valuable insight into how photographs influence collective memory, generate a sense of national community, and reinforce prevailing social, cultural, and political values.
Posted in History

Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism

Co-operation, Collaboration and Connectivity

Author: Stuart Allan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351813455

Category: Social Science

Page: 356

View: 2345

If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism? This rather flippant question cuts to the heart of a set of pressing issues, where an array of impassioned voices may be heard in vigorous debate. While some of these voices are confidently predicting photojournalism's impending demise as the latest casualty of internet-driven convergence, others are heralding its dramatic rebirth, pointing to the democratisation of what was once the exclusive domain of the professional. Regardless of where one is situated in relation to these stark polarities, however, it is readily apparent that photojournalism is being decisively transformed across shifting, uneven conditions for civic participation in ways that raise important questions for journalism’s forms and practices in a digital era. This book's contributors identify and critique a range of factors currently recasting photojournalism's professional ethos, devoting particular attention to the challenges posed by the rise of citizen journalism. This book was originally published as two special issues, in Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice.
Posted in Social Science

Photojournalism

An Ethical Approach

Author: Paul Martin Lester

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317403401

Category: Social Science

Page: 210

View: 1990

Originally published in 1991. "A photojournalist is a mixture of a cool, detached professional and a sensitive, involved citizen. The taking of pictures is much more than F-stops and shutter speeds. The printing of pictures is much more than chemical temperatures and contrast grades. The publishing of pictures is much more than cropping and size decisions. A photojournalist must always be aware that the technical aspects of the photographic process are not the primary concerns." This book addresses ethics in photojournalism in depth, with sections on the philosophy in the discipline, on pictures of victims or disaster scenes, on privacy rights and on altering images. As important and interesting today as when it was first in print.
Posted in Social Science

Photojournalism: Text

Author: Kenneth Kobre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photojournalism

Page: 504

View: 9864

Posted in Photojournalism

Understanding Photojournalism

Author: Jennifer Good,Paul Lowe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472594924

Category: Photography

Page: 208

View: 3952

Understanding Photojournalism explores the interface between theory and practice at the heart of photojournalism, mapping out the critical questions that photojournalists and picture editors consider in their daily practice and placing these in context. Outlining the history and theory of photojournalism, this textbook explains its historical and contemporary development; who creates, selects and circulates images; and the ethics, aesthetics and politics of the practice. Carefully chosen, international case studies represent a cross section of key photographers, practices and periods within photojournalism, enabling students to understand the central questions and critical concepts. Illustrated with a range of photographs and case material, including interviews with contemporary photojournalists, this book is essential reading for students taking university and college courses on photography within a wide range of disciplines and includes an annotated guide to further reading and a glossary of terms to further expand your studies.
Posted in Photography

Truth Needs No Ally

Inside Photojournalism

Author: Howard Chapnick

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 9780826209559

Category: Photography

Page: 369

View: 4904

The man called "Mr. Photojournalism" by the Washington Post here offers the most comprehensive book available on documentary photography, covering the history and ethics of the craft as well as practical issues for anyone with a serious interest in photography.
Posted in Photography

Visual Journalism

Author: David Machin,Lydia Polzer

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137496118

Category: Photography

Page: 196

View: 1107

The digital age has revolutionised the look of journalism, be it online or in print. The subsequent shift to multi-media and multi-platform publishing arguably makes visual appearance and branding more important than ever. Yet visual journalism remains a relatively under-theorised and under-researched field. Visual Journalism presents a unique, critical investigation into this area. Combining theory and practice, the chapters integrate the experiences of practitioners working in photography, visual design and set design, including insights into how they work and the changing environments they find themselves in, with an innovative theory of visual communication – multimodality – that enables the text to break down and analyse the key elements and patterns of visual design. In exploring visual journalism from these two angles, and across a range of contemporary media platforms, the text evaluates the extent to which visual communication comprises a significant part of what content means to audiences. As such, the book is an invaluable resource for students of journalism, media studies and photography, as well as for practising designers and journalists.
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Bending the Frame

Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen

Author: Fred Ritchin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781597111201

Category: Photography

Page: 175

View: 6379

The older paradigm for photojournalists was to simply record events, with the hopeand frequently the expectationthat people and their governments would be moved to respond to the injustices pictured; as witnessed by the impact of certain images during the Civil Rights movement and the Vietnam War. Given evolving media and political climates, however, including the billions of images now available online from all kinds of sources, the purpose and effectiveness of media, in particular of visual journalism, has been called into question. Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and Citzenship, by author and critic Fred Ritchin, addresses the new and emerging potentials for visual media to impact society. Ritchin examines the historical and contemporary uses of photography and related media to inspire social change. From the unintended consequences of citizen journalism and leaked images such as those from Abu Ghraib, to the new strategies by visual journalists and the targeted human rights projects by documentary photographers, the intention of this book is to provide a much-needed critical approach to the issues involved in such efforts. Also encompassing online efforts, uses of video, and a diverse range of books and exhibitions, Bending the Frame aims for as wide-ranging and farreaching a discussion as possible, asking the critical question: how can images promote new thinking and make a difference in the world?
Posted in Photography

Ethics in Photojournalism

Author: Nina Ratavaara

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3656012385

Category: Photojournalism

Page: 24

View: 1039

Essay from the year 2009 in the subject Communications - Journalism, Journalism Professions, grade: 5,0 => 1,0 (s. Anm.), University of Helsinki (Communications), course: Current Issues in Journalism, language: English, comment: Das Finnische Notensystem geht von 5-1, wobei 5 die beste Note ist und 1 noch genugend ist dh eine 5 enspricht einer Schweizerischen 6 bzw. einder Deutschen 1., abstract: The Mohammed cartoons, torture photos from Abu Ghraib, videos from school shooting, and pictures from dead bodies in the London terrorist attacks taken by other victims are visual contents that we all had to deal with in the last years. The discussions on the changes for journalists caused by digitalization are ubiquitous. But mostly they focus on decreasing readership numbers, how to reconnect with the public, and on grassroots journalism. Ethical questions usually are concerned with issues such as tabloidization, sensationalism, and emotionalization- in short, quality loss in journalism. Journalistic codes are updated and adapted to the new demands. Other societal debates concentrate on possible negative influences of pictures in news media, video games, music videos, and such- usually containing violence and/or sex. But there is a lack of discourse on ethical challenges concerning photojournalism. During or after a tragedy like school shootings there is lots of talk but the ferocity of those arguments is neither reflected in professional debates of journalists on ethics in photojournalism nor in journalistic codes. However, those issues are gaining importance proportional to the rising significance cameras, picture taking, and visual media in people's lives. This essay therefore is summarizing current debates about journalism ethics, focusing on visual media. Those issues are illustrated with two examples: the Mohammed cartoon-incident and school shootings at the Virginia Tech University, USA and in Jokela, Finland. The question to be answered is what problems exist c"
Posted in Photojournalism

The Burden of Visual Truth

The Role of Photojournalism in Mediating Reality

Author: Julianne Newton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135665648

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 7503

As the visual component of contemporary media has overtaken the verbal, visual reportage has established a unique and extremely significant role in 21st-century culture. Julianne Newton has prepared this comprehensive analysis of the development of the role of visual reportage as a critical player in the evolution of our understanding of ourselves, others, and the world. The Burden of Visual Truth offers a first assessment of the role of visual journalism within the context of the complex, cross-disciplinary pool of literature and ideas required for synthesis. Newton approaches the subject matter from several perspectives, examining the theoretical and ideological bases for visual truth, particularly as conveyed by the news media, and applying relevant research on photojournalism and reality imagery to contemporary newspaper, broadcast, and internet professional practice. She extends visual communication theory by proposing an ecology of the visual for 21st century life and developing a typology of human visual behavior. Scholars in visual studies, media studies, journalism, nonverbal communication, cultural history, and psychology will find this analysis invaluable as a comprehensive base for studying reality imaging and human visual behavior. The volume also is appropriate for journalism and media studies coursework at the undergraduate and graduate levels. With its conclusions about the future of visual reportage, The Burden of Visual Truth also will be compelling reading for journalism and mass communication professionals concerned with improving media credibility and maintaining a significant course for journalism in the 21st century. For all who seek to understand the role of visual media in the formation of their views of the world and of their own identities, this volume is a must-read.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Get the Picture

A Personal History of Photojournalism

Author: John Godfrey Morris,John G. Morris

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226539140

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 332

View: 3398

How do photojournalists get the pictures that bring us the action from the world's most dangerous places? How do picture editors decide which photos to scrap and which to feature on the front page? Find out in Get the Picture, a personal history of fifty years of photojournalism by one of the top journalists of the twentieth century. John G. Morris brought us many of the images that defined our era, from photos of the London air raids and the D-Day landing during World War II to the assassination of Robert Kennedy. He tells us the inside stories behind dozens of famous pictures like these, which are reproduced in this book, and provides intimate and revealing portraits of the men and women who shot them, including Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and W. Eugene Smith. A firm believer in the power of images to educate and persuade, Morris nevertheless warns of the tremendous threats posed to photojournalists today by increasingly chaotic wars and the growing commercialism in publishing, the siren song of money that leads editors to seek pictures that sell copies rather than those that can change the way we see the world.
Posted in Biography & Autobiography

Aesthetic Journalism

How to Inform Without Informing

Author: Alfredo Cramerotti

Publisher: Intellect Books

ISBN: 1841502685

Category: Social Science

Page: 135

View: 7069

"As the art world eagerly embraces a journalistic approach, Aesthetic Journalism explores why contemporary art exhibitions often consist of interviews, documentaries and reportage. This new mode of journalism is grasping more and more space in modern culture and Cramerotti probes the current merge of art with the sphere of investigative journalism. The attempt to map this field, here defined as 'Aesthetic Journalism', challenges, with clear language, the definitions of both art and journalism, and addresses a new mode of information from the point of view of the reader and viewer. The book explores how the production of truth has shifted from the domain of the news media to that of art and aestheticism. With examples and theories from within the contemporary art and journalistic-scape, the book questions the very foundations of journalism. Aesthetic Journalism suggests future developments of this new relationship between art and documentary journalism, offering itself as a useful tool to audiences, scholars, producers and critics alike." --Résumé de l'éditeur.
Posted in Social Science

Things as They Are

Photojournalism in Context Since 1955

Author: Mary Panzer,Christian Caujolle

Publisher: Aperture

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 383

View: 4058

This paperback edition of the bestselling and award-winning survey, Things as They Arepresents the story of photojournalism over 50 years, from 1955 until today. It takes us from the golden era of the illustrated press--the heyday of Lifeand Picture Postmagazines and the moment of The Museum of Modern Art's defining Family of Manexhibition--to the explosion of digital media in the twenty-first century. This history is told through the presentation of 125 photojournalistic features shot and published around the world. The stories are presented in context--reproduced from the pages of the newspapers and magazines where they originally appeared, as their contemporary public would have experienced them. In this way, Things as They Arereveals how the events of the world, the fine art of photography, and the interests of publishers and the press converged on the printed page. It traces how photojournalism has developed over time alongside changing technology, media, fashions in photography--and a changing world. Includes landmark photo-essays by W. Eugene Smith, Sebastiao Salgado, Mary Ellen Mark and James Nachtwey, among others, each accompanied by expert commentary.
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New New Media

Author: Paul Levinson

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780134046785

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 914

Discusses how "new new media" are transforming our culture Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Wikipedia, Foursquare, blogging ... these and other "new new media" are used by hundreds of millions worldwide and are transforming just about every aspect of our culture from the way we elect presidents to how we watch television. New New Media details the benefits, opportunities, and dangers of these transformations. New new media, as opposed to the traditional "new media" of email and websites, allow and encourage all consumers to become producers, readers to become writers and publishers, viewers to become performers - and have engendered such worldwide movements as The Arab Spring, The Tea Party, and Occupy Wall Street. This catalytic feature of contemporary media prompts an entirely new look at how mass media, culture, and industry are undergoing the most profound changes since the advent of the alphabet and the printing press. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Discuss the impact new new media have on our society Understand the mechanics of Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia and other types of new new media Discover the newest new media - Foursquare, Pinterest, WikiLeaks, Anonymous, Goggle+ Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0134085663 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780134085661
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Body Horror

Photojournalism, Catastrophe and War

Author: John Taylor

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719037221

Category: Freedom of information

Page: 210

View: 8846

Asks why anyone would want to look at shocking photographs. The text questions what happens when the press uses gruesome images to represent accidents and disasters, murder and execution, grief and death. It examines how the press pictures the dead and injured bodies of foreigners, with particular reference to the special conditions of photographing the horror of wars in the Gulf, Bosnia and Rwanda. It argues that hard-hitting documentary photography contributes to public knowledge and helps to define the freedom of the press.
Posted in Freedom of information

Photojournalism and Foreign Policy

Icons of Outrage in International Crises

Author: David D. Perlmutter

Publisher: Praeger Publishers

ISBN: 9780275958121

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 162

View: 7090

David Perlmutter examines icons of outrage--the indelible images that presidents and journalists alike claim drive American foreign policy and public opinion. He uncovers the hidden frames that control the visualization of foreign affairs in major crises such as the Tet offensive, Tiananmen, and the intervention in Somalia.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines