The Digital Journalist
February 2007, Issue 112
Dispatches: Notes from the Field
For February, we present two dispatches: David Holloway traveled to the Middle East with the Harlem Globetrotters and Ramin Rahimian covered the presidential election in Venezuela.
E-Bits: Winds of Change
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
by Beverly Spicer
Op-Ed: Brooks on the Brink?
A recent story in the Ventura County Star, "Brooks Institute Under Microscope," reports on a recent visit by inspectors from the Bureau of Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education to the school.
by Dennis Dunleavy, Ph.D
Letters from Central America: "Taking A Chance"
Then again, maybe it's "Flying On A Wing And A Prayer" or "Pissing In The Wind."
by James Colburn
A Letter from New Orleans: Heavy Mettle Report
Fifteen thieves are recently dead nationwide in the U.S., and I, for one, do not mourn them. These were humans who you could rightly judge from afar as none-too-scrupled and even less intelligent, without ever meeting them or assessing them individually.
by Jim Gabour
Ethics: Bad News
Haunting. That is the only way to describe the suicide of a person who is the target of unexpected and harmful attention -- actual or anticipated -- from the news media.
by Karen Slattery and Mark Doremus
Tech Tips
Does Canon have recommended sharpen parameters for 5D to counter the AA filter blur effect?
by Chuck Westfall
Nuts & Bolts: Taking Pictures vs. Making Pictures
A long time ago, in the age of film, I wrote, "Rangefinders take pictures, and Single-Lens Reflexes make pictures."
by Bill Pierce
Common Cents: Resolutions
New Year's resolutions represent a basic optimism that we can always do better. Here are 10 resolutions that I hope freelancers make for 2007
by Mark Loundy
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Letter from the Publisher
Welcome to the February 2007 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
by Dirck Halstead
Canon ImagePROGRAF iPF5000
Canon has a long history in the inkjet market, particularly in the desktop formfactor where their BubbleJet printers have been a popular choice for nearly 20 years.
by Jon Canfield
Book Review: Moments in Time
Dirck Halstead has probably crammed about six lifetimes into his career (which isn't over yet).
by Lori Fredrickson
"Moments in Time" Book Tour 2007
Presentations by Dirck Halstead.
Compression Session: How to Tame Those Flickering & Vibrating Still Photographs in FCP
This month, Compression Session takes a detour into a problem of national security that has been on the minds of many.
by PF Bentley
The Hong Kong Kine
The cell phone movies of Saddam Hussein's hanging brought back memories of the story I am about to tell.
by Ron Steinman
TV News in a Postmodern World: Local Television's Perfect Storm
There are an abundance of dates and events that observers use to mark the beginning of the digital age, but for the media industry, it began in the New Jersey labs of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study in 1954, when a small group of engineers and other scientists created the first computer graphic image.
by Terry Heaton
LAST CALL! Announcing the Advanced Platypus Workshop
March 9-March 11, 2007, Brooks Institute of Photography, Ventura, CA
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