The Digital Journalist
April 2006, Issue 102 [RSS]
Dispatches: Notes from the Field
The Olympics in Torino, a return to Chernobyl, an insider's view of the Boston Marathon and an Iranian look at the individualistic rituals observed during the Islamic ceremony of Ashura.
Edited by Marianne Fulton
Beyond Words: Photographers of War
"The biggest myth about photojournalists is that we're all cowboys."
by Greg Kelly
TV News in a Postmodern World: The Economy of Unbundled Advertising
My two brothers and I grew up in a small, two-bedroom bungalow in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
by Terry Heaton
Go Ahead. Tax My Day
The movie Nazis are out there again. This must be the fourth or fifth time this year already.
by Peter Howe
Common Cents: Speculating
Most dictionary definitions of the word "speculation" include references to gambling.
by Mark Loundy
Letters from Central America: Bags
Are you a photographer? Do you have lots of bags lying around the house? Probably.
by James Colburn
Nuts and Bolts
"If you think you are storing your digital records for posterity ... well, nobody is going to hang your hard drives on the wall. They want prints."
by Bill Pierce
Tech Tips
I'm a member of the Canon Professional Services (CPS) program in the U.S.A., but will be working in France for a month or so. What if I need service or a loaner in France?
by Chuck Westfall
Going to War
According to Reporters Sans Frontieres -- Reporters Without Borders -- at least 83 journalists from those countries covering the war in Iraq have been killed there since its start in the spring of 2003.
by Ron Steinman
O, What a Tangled Web
I was thinking about tangled webs and SNAFUs recently, and it occurred to me that things these days are not only rather snarled and tangled, but we are all just too wired, in every sense of the word.
by Beverly Spicer
Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the April 2006 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
Camera Corner Review: The Canon XL H1
Canon has always taken a "wait and see" attitude when it comes to introducing its new video products.
by Dirck Halstead
Now that small-camera high-definition video is a reality, there's an awful lot of confusion about the relative quality of the myriad of variations.
by Steven Trent Smith
Through a Lens Dimly: Reporters and Stuff
Newspapers had reporters long before photography made its presence known.
by Dick Kraus
Announcing the 2006 Platypus Workshop
August 6-19, 2006, Maine Photo Workshop, Rockport, ME
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