Posts Tagged ‘The New York Times’

2016 Photography Pulitzers Go to The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Thompson Reuters

Posted by on Monday April 18, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Two photo teams have won Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography this year: one prize went to Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks and Daniel Etter of The New York Times and the second went to the photography staff of Thompson Reuters. The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography went to Jessica Rinaldi of The Boston Globe. The... More

Pulitzer Center Announces $1 Million Fund for Multimedia Journalism Projects

Posted by on Monday July 13, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has announced the Catalyst Fund, a new initiative that will support “as many as 40” multimedia journalism projects in the next two years with $1 million in grants made to journalists working with major news outlets. In addition to supporting the production of multimedia reportage, the Fund will also... More

Police Intimidation Watch: Cop Charged with Lying About a Photographer’s Arrest

Posted by on Tuesday August 27, 2013 | Photojournalism

A New York City police officer has been charged with felonies and misdemeanors for lying about why he arrested a freelance news photographer, according to a report in The New York Times. The officer, Michael Ackermann, claimed that he had arrested Robert Stolarik, a freelancer for The New York Times, because Stolarik had repeatedly flashed... More

Freelance Photog’s Tale of Abduction By Syrian Rebels Serves As Warning

Posted by on Friday August 23, 2013 | Photojournalism

Today The New York Times published a story about a freelance photographer’s abduction and captivity in Syria. The tale should serve as a warning for photojournalists—particularly those who are inexperienced—who might be inclined to freelance in a war zone. Matthew Schrier was abducted in Aleppo on December 31, 2012, he told the Times, taken out... More

From Twitter to TIME: An Egyptian Photojournalist Finds His Voice Amid Violence

Posted by on Wednesday August 21, 2013 | Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A difficult reality of photojournalism is that photographers often define their careers by covering conflict. Egyptian photojournalist Mosa’ab Elshamy is the latest example. Elshamy began photographing as a citizen journalist during the Arab Spring protests in Egypt in 2011, when he documented demonstrations against then-President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Two and a half-years... More

NY Times Public Editor Questions T Magazine Photoshopping Policy

Posted by on Monday May 20, 2013 | Fashion, Media, Photo Manipulation

In an editorial published yesterday in The New York Times, the newspaper’s public editor, Margaret Sullivan, questioned the rules regarding Photoshopping at T, the monthly style magazine published by the Times, and suggested that readers should be notified when fashion images have been digitally manipulated. She also pointed out that editors shouldn’t assume that readers... More

Photogs Dish Anonymously About Clients’ Rates Via New Tumblr Site

Posted by on Tuesday March 12, 2013 | Business, Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A new site on Tumblr set up by an anonymous editorial photographer seeks to provide a platform where photographers can share information about what clients in all fields, from editorial to advertising to non-profits, pay photographers. Still in its infancy, the site, Who Pays Photographers, is based on a similar Tumblr, Who Pays Writers, which,... More