Posts Tagged ‘Al Jazeera’

PDN Video Pick: Acclaimed Beijing Portrait Project, Expanded with Video

Posted by on Wednesday January 28, 2015 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism, Video

With support from two clients and a creative approach to funding, photographer Sim Chi Yin has just released this video showing an old project from a new, more immersive angle. The video profiles Zhang Xi, a college graduate turned street peddler who is part of Beijing’s “Rat Tribe,” so named because they live in sub-standard... More

Selfie Campaign Protests Jailing of Journalists in Egypt

Posted by on Tuesday February 4, 2014 | Photojournalism

To protest the arrest and imprisonment of members of the Al Jazeera English staff in Cairo, journalists around the world are carrying out a social media campaign that asks: What if all journalists were muzzled? As part of the protest, journalists are posting self-portraits on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook showing themselves with their mouths gagged... More

Photojournalists Assaulted in Kashmir by Indian Forces

Posted by on Thursday August 25, 2011 | Photojournalism

Zuma Press photographer Narcisco Contreras of Mexico and freelance photographer Showkat Shafi of India were beaten by police and government forces, then arrested while covering a violent street protest in Srinigar, Kashmir on August 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports. Shafi, who has shot for Al Jazeera online and Reuters, reported that he and... More