Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

NY Times Highlights Instagrammer Working For Met, Other Institutions, For Free

Posted by on Wednesday June 18, 2014 | Business, Media, Social Media/Web

There was an article in the Art & Design section of the New York Times yesterday highlighting the social media photography that an Instagrammer, Dave Krugman, is doing for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Public Library and other cultural institutions in exchange for special access. The article is full of language that suggests it’s... More

World Press Photo Multimedia 2014 Honors New York Times, National Film Board of Canada, Marco Casino

Posted by on Monday March 24, 2014 | Uncategorized

The National Film Board of Canada and The New York Times share first prize for Interactive Documentary in the World Press Photo 2014 Multimedia contest for their collaborative multimedia piece, “A Short History of the Highrise.” The World Press Multimedia awards, now in their fourth year, honor documentary work in three categories: interactive documentaries, short... More

Does The NY Times’ Sochi Photo “Firehose” Do Photogs a Disservice?

Posted by on Wednesday February 12, 2014 | Media, Photojournalism

Today The New York Times launched a live stream of images from Sochi, which they’re dubbing a “Firehose.” It funnels images by Times photographers and from the paper’s wire service feeds, and evidently there will be roughly 14,000 images per day coming through the, ahem, hose. The images are running without captions. And while there... 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

Defamation Lawsuit Against Lauren Greenfield Thrown Out of Federal Court

Posted by on Monday January 28, 2013 | Uncategorized

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the lawsuit brought against photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield by one of the subjects of her award-winning documentary “The Queen of Versailles” has been thrown out by a federal judge in Orlando. The parties have been ordered to seek arbitration. Greenfield and the Sundance Institute, which runs the Sundance... More

“Lost” Robert Frank Photos Found in NY Times Archive

Posted by on Friday February 17, 2012 | Uncategorized

A series of photographs Robert Frank made in 1958 on commission for The New York Times, which were once thought to have been thrown out, have been discovered by the family of Louis Silverstein, a longtime art director at the Times. The photographs are featured today on the Times‘ Lens blog. A year before he... More

Long After Divorce, Groom Sues to Have Wedding Photos Recreated

Posted by on Thursday November 3, 2011 | Uncategorized

When a bride and groom are unhappy with their wedding photos, they sometimes demand a refund. Former groom Todd J. Remis is currently suing H&H Photographers, alleging breach of contract because the photographers missed the last 15 minutes of the ceremony and took lousy photos. Remis takes his claim even further: He has also demanded... More

Silva and Marinovich: “I have never had a death wish”

Posted by on Friday May 6, 2011 | Photojournalism

If you’ve read  “The Inner Lives of War Photographers,” the article Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times, has written about his visit to photographer Joao Silva at Walter Reade Hospital, you’ll be interested to read the full transcript of Keller’s interview with Silva and his friend, photographer Greg Marinovich, which is posted... More