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Two Radically Different Photos Embody Tensions in St. Louis

St. Louis shooting protest

For the last two months, Laurie Skrivan, a staff photographer with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has been documenting the protests that have gripped Ferguson, Mo. Out of the hundreds of images she's produced since Michael Brown's death, two, shot on Oct. 8, embody the strong tensions in the region

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A protester raises his fist during a nightly march toward the Ferguson Police Dept. on Oct. 10, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 14, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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John Yarkpawolo looks over the body of four-day-old Diana Dormeyan, his granddaughter, whose mother died while giving birth to her, at their family home in Gbarnga, Liberia, Oct. 8, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 13, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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The Carnival Ball at the Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. February 2013.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 10, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Health workers enter the high-risk zone as they make the morning rounds at the Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit in Sgt. Kollie Town near Gbarnga, Liberia, Oct. 6, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 9, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Dog and Hawk. Viñales, Cuba. 2002.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 8, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Pro-democracy student protestors stand near the office of Hong Kong's Chief Executive in Admiralty, Oct. 3, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 7, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Kochi (nomad) landmine victim with tents for sheep and family members. Shomoli Plain. Afghanistan. May, 2009.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 6, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Mariattu Kanu, 4, who is suspected of being infected with Ebola, lies on the floor amid body fluids in a ward for Ebola victims at a hospital in Makeni, Sierra Leone, Sept. 27, 2014.
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 3, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Members of a burial team from the Liberian Red Cross under contract from the Liberian Ministry of Health remove the body of a man, a suspected Ebola victim from a home in Matadi on Sept. 17, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.
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See How a Photographer is Covering Ebola’s Deadly Spread

In Liberia, Ebola is known as the “silent killer”. For the past six weeks, photographer Daniel Beherulak has been covering the virus’ deadly spread for the New York Times – an assignment fraught with danger. Berehulak and the Times’ International Picture Editor tell TIME LightBox how they’re working to mitigate the risks

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