July 2008, Issue 129
  • Dispatches: Notes from the field - Supported by Canon

    • Dispatches: Notes from the Field
      This month we have two stories that are on a, sadly, very current and important subject: the food crisis. In the coming months I imagine we will see more on the topic. more>>
  • E-Bits

    • E-Bits: Everything Is Everything
      People in the publishing industry are starting to obsess about the evolution/devolution of the newspaper and magazine industry, and the future of print media. more>>
  • Editorial

    • Reputation
      We, like so many television viewers, were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of NBC's "Meet the Press" host Tim Russert last month. more >>
  • Photo Journalism

    • Nuts & Bolts
      I have a special place in my heart for photographers who occasionally get shot at, even though a Marine in Beirut once said to me, "You're crazy; you don't have to be here." Truth is, I never thought it was crazy to be one of the journalists covering one of the most important, sadly never-ending, stories of all time – wars – rather than photographing celebrity talking heads. more >>
    • Tech Tips
      Is there a list somewhere that mentions whether a Canon IS lens has tripod-sensing capabilities? more >>
  • Commentary

    • TV News in the Future
      July 2020. Broadcast anthropologists recently discovered a time capsule placed in the ground beneath the skating rink at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Manhattan. more >>
  • Platypus Workshop

    • Becoming a Platypi
      It was Wednesday evening, May 28, and I was sitting by myself at Eric Ericsson's restaurant on the Ventura pier in Ventura, Calif., after a short walk on the beach to clear my head. more >>
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