March 2009, Issue 137
  • Dispatches: Notes from the field - Supported by Canon

    • Dispatches: Notes from the Field
      In Dispatches for March we have Nick Moir's account of covering the deadly Australian wildfires. Bernardo De Niz has sent a dispatch from China about that country's rapidly rising unemployment and its effects on the migrant population from the countryside, and Ilker Gurer writes about the return of exiled Tartars to the Crimea. more>>
  • E-Bits

    • E-Bits: Tiempos Curiosos
      Time is a curious thing. Sometimes when writing the date and year my first impulse is to put 1997 or 1999. It strikes me immediately as ridiculous and wrong, but 10 years have zipped by so fast the '90s seem like last week. more>>
  • Photo Journalism

    • Lauri Lyons
      Getty Images recently signed Lauri Lyons as its first black female photographer. Though there are black photojournalists and women photojournalists who work for major photo agencies, Lauri Lyons is the first black female under contract to a major agency. This is an important move and hopefully a harbinger of things to come. more >>
    • Tech Tips
      You are invited to submit questions about photo equipment, imaging technology, or photo industry trends that may have a bearing on your work or interests. more >>
    • Common Cents:

      Back when newspapers were first climbing out of the primordial analog soup, they used to advertise for people with "VDT skills." more >>
    • Ethics:
      Pay For Play

      A producer for the ABC News program "Good Morning America" reportedly put Caylee Anthony's grandparents up in an expensive hotel in December 2008, about the time that the child's remains were discovered and the search for the missing child turned into a murder investigation. more >>
  • Commentary

    • The End of Privacy
      You may wonder how the following column about privacy impacts journalism. If you take too much time thinking about it, you had better start asking yourself questions concerning the profession we are in. more >>
    • We're Just Sayin'
      Jan. 22, 2009 - There is a lot of lip service paid to the idea of the American peaceful turnover of presidential administrations. more >>
  • Links

    • Rocky Mountain News Says Goodbye
      It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to you today. Our time chronicling the life of Denver and Colorado, the nation and the world, is over. more >>
  • Books

  • Announcements

  • Local Media in a Postmodern World

    • Protecting the Stage
      My two brothers and I played in a bluegrass band as teenagers in the early 1960s (that's me on the right with the banjo). more >>
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