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Photojournalism and Today's News: Creating Visual Reality / Edition 1
     

Photojournalism and Today's News: Creating Visual Reality / Edition 1

by Loup Langton
 

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ISBN-10: 1405178965

ISBN-13: 9781405178969

Pub. Date: 12/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Photojournalism and Today's News provides a practical guide for aspiring photojournalists as well as an intelligent look into newsroom culture and its influences on photographic assignments, production, and editing. Written by an award-winning photo editor and director of photography, and based on interviews with more than seventy high-profile journalists,

Overview

Photojournalism and Today's News provides a practical guide for aspiring photojournalists as well as an intelligent look into newsroom culture and its influences on photographic assignments, production, and editing. Written by an award-winning photo editor and director of photography, and based on interviews with more than seventy high-profile journalists, this book appeals to students and young professionals alike.

  • Addresses a wide range of practical issues supported by in-depth examples from the field and critical thinking about photography, journalism, and newsroom culture
  • Examines social and cultural issues and how they are communicated through photojournalism
  • Prepares young journalists to respect their visual journalism colleagues by teaching them how to effectively work together
  • Highlights the expectations of the newsroom and editors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405178969
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Acknowledgments.

Foreword.

Introduction.

1. Brief History of Photojournalism in the United States.

2. The Visual Newspaper.

3. Construction of Reality.

4. Newsroom Culture and Routines.

5. Economics.

6. Ethics.

7. Relationships: Photographer and Subject.

8. Iraq Wars.

9. Webs and Blogs.

10. Conclusion.

Index

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