Print Media and Photojournalism

Author: Charles Nandi
Publisher: Reference Press
ISBN: 8184050119
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"Print Media - a medium that disseminates printed matter, medium - a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information to public, press - the gathering and publishing of news in the form of newspapers or megazines. Photojournalism as a descriptive term often implies the use of certain bluntness of style or approach to image making. This book discusses in detail about all the aspects related to the print media and photojournalism. The author tries to go into every detail and leave no stone unturned in making the reader understand almost all facts and factors related to print media and photojournalism."

Visual Journalism

Author: David Machin
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137496119
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Photography

The digital age has revolutionised the look of journalism, be it online or in print. The subsequent shift to multi-media and multi-platform publishing arguably makes visual appearance and branding more important than ever. Yet visual journalism remains a relatively under-theorised and under-researched field. Visual Journalism presents a unique, critical investigation into this area. Combining theory and practice, the chapters integrate the experiences of practitioners working in photography, visual design and set design, including insights into how they work and the changing environments they find themselves in, with an innovative theory of visual communication – multimodality – that enables the text to break down and analyse the key elements and patterns of visual design. In exploring visual journalism from these two angles, and across a range of contemporary media platforms, the text evaluates the extent to which visual communication comprises a significant part of what content means to audiences. As such, the book is an invaluable resource for students of journalism, media studies and photography, as well as for practising designers and journalists.

Picturing the Past

Author: Bonnie Brennen
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 025206769X
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: History

This wide-ranging collection explores the relations between photojournalism and history, investigating how photographs shape both what we remember and how we remember. Contributors discuss dramatic changes in the press's coverage of presidential death from McKinley through Kennedy and examine the selective use of picture postcards in World War I to support the particular image of the war effort that the government wished to cultivate. Other essays examine divergent public reactions to Edward Steichen's Family of Man exhibition and the curious distillation of enormous collections of war photographs -- from the Civil War, the Holocaust, and other cataclysmic events -- into a handful of images that have become cultural icons. Ranging from the rise of photojournalism in the 1930s and its idealization of American life to the issue of authenticity in documentary photography, Picturing the Past provides valuable insight into how photographs influence collective memory, generate a sense of national community, and reinforce prevailing social, cultural, and political values.

Body Horror

Author: John Taylor
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 0719037220
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Freedom of information

Asks why anyone would want to look at shocking photographs. The text questions what happens when the press uses gruesome images to represent accidents and disasters, murder and execution, grief and death. It examines how the press pictures the dead and injured bodies of foreigners, with particular reference to the special conditions of photographing the horror of wars in the Gulf, Bosnia and Rwanda. It argues that hard-hitting documentary photography contributes to public knowledge and helps to define the freedom of the press.

Understanding Photojournalism

Author: Jennifer Good
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472594914
Release Date: 2017-12-14
Genre: Photography

Understanding Photojournalism explores the interface between theory and practice at the heart of photojournalism, mapping out the critical questions that photojournalists and picture editors consider in their daily practice and placing these in context. Outlining the history and theory of photojournalism, this textbook explains its historical and contemporary development; who creates, selects and circulates images; and the ethics, aesthetics and politics of the practice. Carefully chosen, international case studies represent a cross section of key photographers, practices and periods within photojournalism, enabling students to understand the central questions and critical concepts. Illustrated with a range of photographs and case material, including interviews with contemporary photojournalists, this book is essential reading for students taking university and college courses on photography within a wide range of disciplines and includes an annotated guide to further reading and a glossary of terms to further expand your studies.

Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism

Author: Stuart Allan
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781351813457
Release Date: 2017-05-25
Genre: Social Science

If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism? This rather flippant question cuts to the heart of a set of pressing issues, where an array of impassioned voices may be heard in vigorous debate. While some of these voices are confidently predicting photojournalism's impending demise as the latest casualty of internet-driven convergence, others are heralding its dramatic rebirth, pointing to the democratisation of what was once the exclusive domain of the professional. Regardless of where one is situated in relation to these stark polarities, however, it is readily apparent that photojournalism is being decisively transformed across shifting, uneven conditions for civic participation in ways that raise important questions for journalism’s forms and practices in a digital era. This book's contributors identify and critique a range of factors currently recasting photojournalism's professional ethos, devoting particular attention to the challenges posed by the rise of citizen journalism. This book was originally published as two special issues, in Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice.

Photojournalism

Author: Paul Martin Lester
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317403395
Release Date: 2015-07-16
Genre: Social Science

Originally published in 1991. "A photojournalist is a mixture of a cool, detached professional and a sensitive, involved citizen. The taking of pictures is much more than F-stops and shutter speeds. The printing of pictures is much more than chemical temperatures and contrast grades. The publishing of pictures is much more than cropping and size decisions. A photojournalist must always be aware that the technical aspects of the photographic process are not the primary concerns." This book addresses ethics in photojournalism in depth, with sections on the philosophy in the discipline, on pictures of victims or disaster scenes, on privacy rights and on altering images. As important and interesting today as when it was first in print.

Photojournalism

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467251532
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Photojournalism. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Wedding Photojournalism The Business of Aesthetics

Author: Paul D Van Hoy
Publisher: Amherst Media
ISBN: 9781608952946
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Genre: Photography

This valuable resource focuses on what professional wedding photographers need to do to stay competitive and continue winning new assignments, despite an array of challenges. Though wedding budgets are often subject to cuts, photographers will learn how to finesse their operations, improve their marketing, and convert client contacts into reliable job streams. By running a lean business with few excess costs, this step-by-step guide lays out how wedding photographers can draw attention to their studio, generate demand, and create a brand that complements and promotes their unique vision. Included areÊtips for improving search-engine optimization, marketing, pricing, packaging, and contracts toÊenable aspiring and experienced professionals alike to follow their passions to success.

Encyclopedia of American Journalism

Author: Stephen L. Vaughn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135880200
Release Date: 2007-12-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Encyclopedia of American Journalism explores the distinctions found in print media, radio, television, and the internet. This work seeks to document the role of these different forms of journalism in the formation of America's understanding and reaction to political campaigns, war, peace, protest, slavery, consumer rights, civil rights, immigration, unionism, feminism, environmentalism, globalization, and more. This work also explores the intersections between journalism and other phenomena in American Society, such as law, crime, business, and consumption. The evolution of journalism's ethical standards is discussed, as well as the important libel and defamation trials that have influenced journalistic practice, its legal protection, and legal responsibilities. Topics covered include: Associations and Organizations; Historical Overview and Practice; Individuals; Journalism in American History; Laws, Acts, and Legislation; Print, Broadcast, Newsgroups, and Corporations; Technologies.

Truth Needs No Ally

Author: Howard Chapnick
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826209556
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Photography

The man called "Mr. Photojournalism" by the Washington Post here offers the most comprehensive book available on documentary photography, covering the history and ethics of the craft as well as practical issues for anyone with a serious interest in photography.

Photojournalism A Social Semiotic Approach

Author: H. Caple
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137314901
Release Date: 2013-10-25
Genre: Social Science

This book explores the role of photographs in newspapers and online news, analyzing how meanings are made in images and exploring text-image relations, illustrated with authentic news stories from both print and online news outlets.

Photojournalism and Today s News

Author: Loup Langton
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: STANFORD:36105131762374
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Art

"Photojournalism and Today's News" provides an intelligent and practical look at photojournalism and the newsroom. Remarkable in its breadth and clarity, Langton's book is an essential guide for aspiring photojournalists and young professionals to newsroom culture and how that culture influences photographic assignments, production, and editing. It also explores the relationships formed between photographers and their subjects, and it considers ethical issues, changes brought about by on-line publications, and visual reportage from Iraq. In a field all too often dominated by strictly "how-to" books, Langton provides an inviting mix of practical issues supported by in-depth examples from the field and critical thinking. Written by an award-winning photo editor and director of photography, and based on interviews with more than seventy high-profile journalists, the book will appeal to undergraduates and young professionals alike.

How I Learned Not to be a Photojournalist

Author:
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813108704
Release Date: 1996-04-18
Genre: Photography

Describes how the author turned away from the formulas of news photography while working on a master's degree and investigating the lives of Native Americans in Seattle and the role of organized religion