A Photojournalist Immerses Himself in the Story Being Told

Athanasiadis, Iason
June 2007
Nieman Reports;Summer2007, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p33
This articles presents the author's impression of the society, culture and people of the Middle East as a journalist. He explains that his father started his immersion into the politics and government of the Middle East when he was seven-years-old. He explains that being Greek helps in his profession as a free lance journalist covering the Middle East. He says that Greeks are trusted by Arabs and Greece has historical ties and interactions with civilizations in the Middle East. The author believes that photographs can often tell a story more effectively than words. He presents several photographs of the people in the Middle East.


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