Let down, perhaps, by the mainstream media, 21 percent
of people under 30 say they are learning about the campaign
from satirical sources like The Daily Show and the
late-night television monologues, up from 9 percent in 2000,
according to a Pew Research Center study released in January
It was 23 years ago when I visited the White House. Having to
call from the Washington airport, then arrive in a certain number
of minutes for the Secret Service to know it was me...
If awards were to be given for the Most Important Photographs
of 2004, certainly the photographs from Abu Ghraib prison would
rank high on the list. As would the photographs of the caskets
of American soldiers killed in Iraq...
Horror, The Horror
When people commandeered airplanes to destroy the World Trade
Towers on September 11, they did it in the visual language of
Hollywood, making it the most photographed event in the history
of the world...
Pioneer in Space
the disaster of the space shuttle Columbia, it is as if a wing
of the American eagle had broken and fell. Part of that broken
wing is Israeli...
miles an hour?
live in an era of: suicide bombers, cloned animals,
Through Windows & Mirrors
The events of September 11 have made us wonder about many things.
One is the "Information Age" which we all have celebrated, convinced
that by buying our "Apples," clicking a "mouse" and looking
through our "Windows," that we were actually seeing something.
But were we?
Battle of Images
"The problem is that the images no longer explain, they
Standards For Photographic Reproduction in the Media
Statement on "not a lens" icon developed at New York
University in 1994
Our Own Image
An excerpt on quantum photography
and the Web: An Argument for a New Photojournalism
A non-linear essay by Fred Ritchin