Posts Tagged ‘Photo Journalism’

 
 

Does a picture say more then a thousand words?

This thesis describes the role pictures play in the sensemaking proces of the public about conflict situations. This thesis is in Dutch.

Author: linschakenraad
Posted on: November 11, 2010

Ethics of images

This thesis is about ethics of images and discusses the role of journalists as well as editors. This thesis is in Dutch.

Author: linschakenraad
Posted on: November 11, 2010

War without death: responses to distant suffering

Petley, J. (2003). War without death: responses to distant suffering. Journal of crime, conflict and the media, 1(1), 72-85.
Petley describes in his article the paradox that excist in the current representation of warfare in the US and British media. Media technology gives us the opportunity to give an explicit view of warfare, while the visual [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

The spectacle of suffering and death: the photographic representation of war in Greek newspapers.

Konstantinidou, C. (2008 ). The spectacle of suffering and death: the photographic representation of war in Greek newspapers. Visual communications, 7(2), 143-169.
This article analyses photographes used in Greek newspapers to represent the Second Iraq War and pays special attention to the way human suffering is visual constructed. Konstantinidou did his research by using two case [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

Public identity and collective memory in U.S. iconic photography: the image of ‘accidental napalm’

Hariman, R. & Lucaires, J. L. (2003). Public identity and collective memory in U.S. iconic photography: the image of ‘accidental napalm’. Critical Studies in media Communication, 20(1), 35-66.
In this research Hariman & Lucaires are investigating the worldfamous photograph Accidental Napalm. This picture has become an iconic representation of the horror of the war in Viëtnam. [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

Sold(i)ering Masculinity; Photographing the coalition’s male soldiers

Adelman, A. (2009). Sold(i)ering Masculinity; Photographing the coalition’s male soldiers. Men and Masculinities, 11(3), 259-285.
Adelman made a study of photo histories of the war in Iraq. She found out the importance of visual representations of contemporary warfare in newscoverage and the importance of it for the purpose of commemoration of, in this case, 9/11. Accoring [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

Regarding the pain of others

Sontag, S. (2003). Regarding the pain of others. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
In this book, Sontag explains how the images of war and conflict can affect people who are not involved in that conflict. By doing this, Sontag gives specific examples like pictures from the Rwandan genocide and the attacks on the World Trade [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010

Body horror; photojournalism, catastrophe and war

Taylor, J. (1998). Body horror; photojournalism, catastrophe and war. Manchester:  Manchester University Press.
This book is about photojournalism, especially the impact of shocking images of war and catastrophes on the viewer. Taylor discusses the moral implications of shocking pictures and explains why people are attracted by those pictures. He also shows how photojournalism can contribute to feelings [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: June 30, 2010