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The Digital Journalist
November 2006, Issue 109
Commentary: How to Win or Lose an Election by Photo Op
Over a period of more than 30 years I covered presidential campaigns and the White House. Regardless of how well planned and well-intentioned the people who undertake to lead the nation are, their success or failure is often determined by photo ops.
by Dirck Halstead
Josh Wolf: My Response to The Digital Journalist
While I certainly understand your argument that a reporter's privilege must be very narrowly applied or the justice system would collapse, I cannot help but feel the criterion you've proposed is inherently flawed.
by Karen Slattery and Mark Doremus
Compression Session: The Secrets to Great QuickTime Compression
Bad compression happens to good people
by PF Bentley
Commentary: After the Platypus, the Deluge
It's been nearly 10 years since I started to write about the Platypus. The idea was that eventually photojournalists would move to video to tell their stories.
by Dirck Halstead
Common Cents: Micro Stock
If you read this column regularly, you're used to seeing reports about contracting markets, falling rates, rights grabs, etc.
by Mark Loundy
E-Bits: STRANGE LOVE or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love to Shop
Shopping. It is the only weapon offered the American people to fight the War on Terror, now known as the Global Struggle Against Extremism.
by Beverly Spicer
Life as a Remainder
OK, I admit it. I sleep with a 10-year-old boy every night.
by Jim Gabour
PICTURE THIS! The Inside Story and Classic Photos of UPI Newspictures
The new book Picture This!: The Inside Story and Classic Photos of UPI Newspictures (Bulfinch Press, 2006), was organized and written by Gary Haynes, a former UPI photographer.
by Marianne Fulton
Tech Tips
I wonder if you can comment on the technical and business feasibility of making a digital camera body that has, like the lens and memory, an interchangeable image sensor and image processor?
by Chuck Westfall
The other day I was on a bus in Manhattan going crosstown from 79th Street and Broadway to Park Avenue and 79th Street, a pleasant ride on a sunny day, mainly through Central Park.
by Ron Steinman
Nuts & Bolts
Color slide film, the first color film used for photojournalism in the newsmagazines, was easy to edit but hard to expose correctly.
by Bill Pierce
Overcoming the Tyranny of the Right Or Fun With PVC Piping...
In last month's issue I was bemoaning the fact that modern-day video equipment seems to be right-eye-centric.
by James Colburn
TV News in a Postmodern World: The Transparency Marketplace
When the flamboyant American Basketball Association (ABA) merged with the National Basketball Association in 1976, the deal brought with it more than new teams in new cities.
by Terry Heaton
Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the November 2006 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Peter Howe
Through a Lens Dimly: "Get Me a Floater"
I had just finished covering a local press conference and had called the Photo Desk to see what else I had..
by Dick Kraus
Announcing the Spring 2007 Platypus Workshop
March 2-March 11, 2007, Brooks Institute of Photography, Ventura, CA
The UT/DJ Partnership
In last month's edition of The Digital Journalist, editor and publisher Dirck Halstead noted that photojournalism professors at several major universities had made the online magazine required reading in their classes.
by Lorraine E. Branham
HP Pro Photography Helps CARE Share
Sharing a common belief in the power of photography to draw attention to social issues, Hewlett-Packard and CARE are teaming together in a joint global program that has sent teams of photographers to capture the essence of CARE's "I Am Powerful" campaign.
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