Topic: Fred Ritchin

Children play soccer in a plaza in Al Fawwar, a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank, June 15, 2014.
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Photojournalism Links Daily Digest: Sept. 11, 2014

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

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Daniel Berehulak for the New York Times
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PJL: July 2014 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

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Muhammed Muheisen—AP
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PJL: March 2014 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary from across the web.

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PJL: February 2014 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary from across the web.

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Syria War Crimes Evidences
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Syrian Torture Archive: When Photographs of Atrocities Don’t Shock

Fred Ritchin writes for LightBox on the power of photographs, or lack thereof, following the leak of a 55,000 photograph archive by a Syrian military police photographer documenting the deaths of some 11,000 detainees who had been executed, and in many cases tortured.

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Out There

TIME Picks the Best Photobooks of 2013

From Tony Ray-Jones’ ‘American Colour’ and Sebastião Salgado’s ‘Genesis’ to Viviane Sassen’s ‘In and Out of Fashion’ and Marc Cohen’s ‘Dark Knees’, TIME presents the photobooks we loved in 2013.

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Superstorm Sandy, One Year Later: Self-Portraits by Communities in Distress

One year ago, more than 800,000 photos were uploaded and tagged as Superstorm Sandy made landfall. On the anniversary of the devastating storm, Fred Ritchin writes for LightBox on the power of the photograph as self-documentary in 2013.

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War of Images: Rolling Stone, Tsarnaev and the Branding of a Tragedy

Fred Ritchin writes for LightBox on the photographic branding and rhetoric of the modern villain following the Boston bombings.

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Michael Nichols / National  Geographic
PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS

PJL: July 2013 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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Jennifer Karady
Out There

What a Photograph Can Accomplish: Bending the Frame by Fred Ritchin

On the advent of his newest book, Fred Ritchin writes on the power of the photograph in the modern era and the relationship between social justice and photojournalism.

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