The Digital Journalist
July 2005, Issue 93 [ RSS ]
PHOTOJOURNALISM
Dispatches
Notes from the field: Uganda, Bolivia and Finland
Horst Faas' "Visible War"
The voyage into the life of a man who is closely linked to one of the most interesting chapters of photojournalism starts at the European headquarters of The Associated Press, at 12 Norwich Street, close to Fleet Street, the traditional London center of the British newspaper and publishing industries.
by Michael Ebert and Julie Wallstab
Tech Tips
Welcome to this month's edition of Tech Tips.
by Chuck Westfall
Pain
Being an activist in news, as with many of us, I have had my share of physical breakdowns, which I attribute to the life I led.
by Ron Steinman
Common Cents
"There are a lot of wonderful people at The New York Times that I miss seeing and working with. I just wish things could have been as they've always been."
by Mark Loundy
Letters from Central America: Nostalgia Bad
Oh boy. Nostalgia bad. E-Bay bad. Nostalgia + e-Bay = very, very bad.
by James Colburn
Nuts & Bolts
I have a terrible, awful confession to make. I sometimes use film cameras.
by Bill Pierce
EBITS
Ebits
Distinguishing the present from the past or the future is an interesting exercise that often can be a difficult endeavor.
by Beverly Spicer


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PUBLISHER'S LETTER
Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the July issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
SPECIAL REPORT
Camera Phones Prevail: Citizen Shutterbugs and the London Bombings
For the first time last week, both The New York Times and The Washington Post ran photos on their front pages made by citizen-journalists with camera phones.
by Dennis Dunleavy, Ph.D
ASSIGNMENT SHEET
A Lens on an American Icon
In the early 1960s, Robert Frost was making his annual visit to Agnes Scott College.
by Tom Hubbard
Frootz and the Gang
I donít know when he became known as Frootz. Iím not even sure if Iím spelling it right.
by Dick Kraus
VIDEOJOURNALISM
TV News in a Postmodern World The Convergence Advertising Trap
In our culture, when a salesperson doesn't like the term he or she has to deal with, a new one is often created as a substitute.
by Terry Heaton
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Announcing the 2005 Advanced Platypus Workshop
August 27-September 2, 2005, Brooks Institute of Photography, Ventura, CA
PHOTOJOURNALISM EXHIBITIONS SCHEDULED FOR VISA POUR L'IMAGE
VISA POUR L'IMAGE, the world's largest photo show for photojournalism, will take place in Perpignan, France, starting August 27.th
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This summer's workshops:

Dirck Halstead will be in residence all summer at The Maine Photographic Workshops, mentoring students in a Photojournalism Summer Residency.

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