The Digital Journalist
May 2006, Issue 103 [RSS]
Dispatches: Notes from the Field
War in the Congo, In Israel - the first outbreak of bird flu, Reports from a village in Pakistan where everyone is involved in the fabrication of guns and ammunition, And from Kathmandu, Nepal's deadly pro-democracy protests.

New Journalism: The Gang That Wouldn't Write Straight
Are you tired of hearing about James Frey and his failures as an artist and author?
by Ron Steinman
Don't Read This(It's Too Depressing)
I think that I must be some kind of a psycho-masochist, because I seem to have spent most of my spare time recently reading really depressing material with an obsession that is worrying.
by Peter Howe
Keeping The Promise
A friend of ours asked recently whether it would be acceptable to create a composite picture from two separate shots taken at a rally.
by Erik Ugland and Karen Slattery
Nuts & Bolts
In the past year, three close friends have had books published.
by Bill Pierce
Tech Tips
A quick note before I begin: This edition of Tech Tips marks the 1st anniversary of the column.
by Chuck Westfall
WTF Mate? Magazine? Newspaper?
I've always been of the opinion that a good photograph was a good photograph. There may be great photographs and there may be crappy photographs but, all things being equal, a photograph is a photograph.
by James Colburn

There really is an authentic Chinese proverb that says, "It is better to be a dog in a peaceful time than a man in chaotic times." Maybe so, but you have to admit, even if chaotic, these are interesting times.
by Beverly Spicer
Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the May 2006 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
NAB 2006
Every year at the National Association of Broadcasters' convention in Las Vegas, there is always a buzz word that dominates the three huge halls.
by Dirck Halstead
Canon 5D Review
Wow! Full frame! Blah, blah, blah...12.8 megapixels! Blah, blah, blah...2.5-inch screen at the back! Blah, blah, blah...
by James Colburn
Through a Lens Dimly: Stan
This is not an easy assignment; writing about someone whom, after many years of working together, I have come to love and admire.
by Dick Kraus
Announcing the 2006 Platypus Workshop
August 6-19, 2006, Maine Photo Workshop, Rockport, ME
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