Truth With a Camera now accepting applications for January Workshop in Quito, Ecuador

Imagine children as young as 6-years-old running in and out of traffic in the street, trying to sell a piece of gum, wash a windshield, or juggle oranges for change. They lack education, suffer from malnutrition, and are surrounded by a world of danger and loneliness. Now imagine it is your job to tell the whole world who these children are. To breath light into an existence too few know about. That’s the critical role photographers working with non-profits and NGO’s play. It is exactly what you’ll be tasked with if you join the next Truth With A Camera workshop in Quito, Ecuador, January 9-17th. As with all TWAC workshops, students will be joined by their colleagues in-country to document stories surrounding issues of need that NGOs battle every day. Led by world class instructors who specialize in caused based photojournalism, the students will spend an intense week making a difference in…

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August Digital Journalist online

Ed Kashi's latest project, Curse of the Black Gold, is featured in this month's Digital Journalist.  The feature includes an introduction by Dirck Halstead, a gallery of images, and a video interview with Kashi. If you haven't seen this project yet, here's your chance. Another feature this month is on Walter Iooss' new release, Athlete. With introductions by Michael Jordan and Sports Illustrated Editor Terry McDonell, and extended commentary by Iooss interspersed throughout the gallery, this is a feature well worth checking out.

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World Press Photo Award Interviews Online

World Press Photo interviewed the 2008 winning photographers about their images, and has posted the interviews on their site. You can hear Tim Hetherington discuss his World Press Photo of the Year, listen to Platon speak about photographing Putin, and check out over 20 additional interviews. The 2007 Interviews are also online if you missed them last year.

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April 2008 Digital Journalist now online

The April 2008 Digital Journalist is now online. Scott Jensen of KTUU in Anchorage, was recently named NPPA's TV News Photojournalist of the Year. Three stories from his award-winning portfolio, along with his favorite story, are on the site, each with a video interview with Jensen. This month's issue also features "Philip Jones Griffiths in Memorium," a tribute to the late photographer, whose work in Vietnam and throughout his career at Magnum made such a great impact on photojournalists and on everyone who saw his work.     

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Bearing Witness: Five Years of the Iraq War

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Reuters and MediaStorm collaborated to create Bearing Witness: Five Years of the Iraq War, launched to coincide with the war's 5th anniversary. The site features profiles of three Reuter's journalists who have more than 23 years combined experience reporting and photographing in Iraq. Reuters video, photography, info-graphics and journalists are showcased in this 5 chapter interactive application created from more than 20 hours of video footage and images selected from 3,600 of the best of Reuters photographs -- some published here for the first time. Additional chapters include a timeline of the Iraq War made up of 223 still images and 15 videos, and five maps drawn from dozens of pages of data.

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