Posts Tagged ‘Lynsey Addario’

Adriane Ohanesian Wins 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Posted by on Tuesday May 10, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants

American photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian is the recipient of the 2016 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) announced today. The $20,000 award, which “celebrates the courage of women photojournalists who tell vital stories from countries and communities around the world through pictures,” is given in honor of Anja Niedringhaus, the... More

NYT Mag Hires Male Photographer for Sexism in Hollywood Cover Story

Posted by on Friday November 20, 2015 | Media

For a cover story this week by Maureen Dowd about how challenging it is for women to build a career in the male-dominated world of Hollywood, The New York Times Magazine needed portraits of 60 female directors, actors and executives. They hired a male photographer to shoot the portraits. To be sure, that photographer—Art Streiber—is... More

Upcoming Photo Events, and Current Competition and Award Deadlines

Posted by on Wednesday May 8, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism

Awards and Competitions: 2013 Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Award The Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Award for journalism was created in honor of the late VII Photo founder Alexandra Boulat and her father, Pierre. Sponsored by Canon, the award carries an 8,000 Euro prize, and is given to “a professional photographer of any age, sex or... More

Is It More Dangerous than Ever to Be a Female War Reporter?

Posted by on Thursday February 21, 2013 | Photojournalism

In an interview with the Atlantic, author and former Reuters correspondent Anne Sebba makes several points about women war reporters that current female conflict journalists find insulting. Sebba, who is the author of a history of women reporters called Battling for News, told the Atlantic’s Emily Chertoff: “A lot of these conflicts are now in Muslim countries,... More

Libya Says It Will Release Times Journalists Today

Posted by on Friday March 18, 2011 | Photojournalism

Four New York Times journalists held since Tuesday by pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya will be released today, Libyan government officials have told the US State Department. The Libyan government says that the four journalists, who include photographers Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks, were arrested in Ajdabiya when the Libyan army swept into the rebel-controlled city.... More