The Digital Journalist

by Marianne Fulton

Welcome to a new column, "UPDATE," that features follow-ups to earlier stories from throughout The Digital Journalist. The updates derive from new information and readers' questions. It will appear periodically.

This month, Paula Lerner continues her journey with breast cancer marches, first noted by Peter Howe in our Jan. 2005 issue. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and the release date for her book, Why We Walk: The Inspirational Journey Toward a Cure for Breast Cancer.

Horst Faas, our Editor for Europe and renowned photojournalist, suffered a permanent paralysis while in Hanoi this spring, as posted in The Digital Journalist in both June and July 2005. He has received many visitors and this story is the result of my trip to Germany.

© Marianne Fulton
Senior Editor

Marianne Fulton has worked in the field of photography as curator, editor, archivist and writer for over 30 years. From 1975 - 2002 she was at George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film serving as chief curator, acting director and senior scholar, among other positions. Fulton has prepared more than 80 exhibitions, including those with books such as Mary Ellen Mark: 25 Years, and Eyes of Time: Photojournalism in America, for which she was named Person of the Year in the Leica Medal of Excellence competition. She has lectured worldwide on 20th-century photography and photojournalism. She served twice as judge for Pictures of the Year (the only curator to do so) and for Women in Photojournalism. Fulton is on the advisory board of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Award and has written for The Digital Journalist from the beginning. She is currently working on writing and book projects.