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Aug 22, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

Looking for resources to use in the classroom to help you teach broadcast and visual journalism? Here, Mary McGuire has curated a list of tools and resources for teaching the following:

  • Photography
  • Audio journalism
  • Video journalism
Aug 23, 2009 - Posted by Deborah Jones
Peerless photographer Annie Leibovitz may be the latest victim of America's bad debt crisis and nationwide recession -- and also, said an Agence France-Presse story, "of her own relentless artistic ambition."

"How Could This Happen to Annie Leibovitz? The $24 million question," asked New York Magazine. "Her debts now total a staggering $24 million, consolidated with one lender with whom she is engaged in a lawsuit and due in September. If she can’t meet that deadline, she may lose her homes and the rights to her life’s body of work."
Jul 03, 2007 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Created by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. This site provides access to reporter contacts, links, and resources searchable by beat.
Sep 14, 2006
As a part of the debate about altering photographs, Kenny Irby, at Poynter, asks an interesting question: Are standards for photo modification different for shots used on a magazine's cover? The cover photograph on Sports Illustrated's 2001 Superbowl issue is noticeably modified and sparked Irby's commentary. The article asks questions of designers and art directors and includes their answers in the piece.
Aug 26, 2006 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
This best practices guide, put together by the National Press Photographers Association in the U.S. is divided into two sections: the first for those who hire independent photojournalists and the second to guide photojournalists in their business practices. Each section has five clearly laid out points to consider and steps to take during business transactions to ensure fairness and professional respect. A PDF version is available at the link below.
Aug 26, 2006 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
PictureDesk International is a photographic agency run by a group of Canadian and international photographers who wanted to create a new and professional environment for photojournalists to work in. Members can find assignments and market and sell photos. Buyers can search online and purchase from a stock photo library. Photojournalists can follow the links to read membership structures and investment requirements. Customers can click on FAQ to find out how to purchase photos.
Aug 26, 2006 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Photographers and illustrators are selling more than their time and expertise. Proper understanding of rights and responsibilities is crucial to a successful business. The Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications (CAPIC) has created this "Business Practices" section on their website, which outlines the basics of what photographers and illustrators are actually selling, followed by how to go about selling it. This easy-to-read document gives details about copyright, licensing, electronic rights, photocopying and moral issues, among others. In terms of selling, the document gets into the nuts and bolts of pricing, estimating, purchase orders, contracts and other legalities.
Aug 25, 2006 - Posted by Abby Goodrum
Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidelines (UPDIG) is a group of industry professionals who are working towards creating worldwide standards for the commercial use of digital images. The introduction of the document states: "These 12 guidelines -- along with the accompanying Best Practices documents -- aim to clarify issues affecting accurate reproduction and management of digital image files. Although they largely reflect a photographer's perspective, anyone working with digital images should find them useful."
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