September 2009, Issue 143
12th Anniversary Edition
  • Dispatches: Notes from the field - Supported by Canon

    • Dispatches: Notes from the Field
      For September we have three dispatches: Derek Henry Flood on the recent elections and disputed results in Afghanistan; Jean Chung writes of the terrible price paid by raped women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ryan Pyle considers the access problems in China during the 60th anniversary celebration on Oct. 1, 2009. more>>
  • E-Bits

    • E-Bits: The Lens Cap Comes Off
      In the midst of this era of chronic anxiety about media complacency and dire warnings of the death of newspapers and professional journalism, a firestorm broke out the first week of September when The Associated Press published a graphic image of an injured, dying U.S. Marine caught in an ambush in Afghanistan. more>>
  • Photo Journalism

    • Tech Tips
      Q: I'm interested in a technical explanation of one particular feature of constant aperture zoom lenses, e.g., EF 70-200/2.8L. more >>
    • Common Cents: Fear
      Fear is what stops many photographers from exercising prudent business practices. Fear limits your success. more >>
  • Links

    • Eddie Adams' Archive Donated To University Of Texas Briscoe Center
      AUSTIN, TX (September 18, 2009) – On the eve of the fifth anniversary of his death, the extensive photographic archive of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams has been donated by his widow, Alyssa Adams, to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. more >>
  • Commentary

    • In the Pursuit of Happiness
      I, like many of you, am having a hard time trying to figure a way to save printed news. I pay close attention to everything in the debate over whether to charge, not to charge and how to charge for news content. It is the major issue facing newspapers as they try to survive. more >>
  • Local Media in a Postmodern World

    • The Web's Widening Stream
      Media companies attempting to reinvent themselves in the face of disruptive innovations must feel like they're playing cards with a 5-year old who keeps changing the rules to avoid losing. more >>
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