Photojournalism in the New Media Economy

March 2010
Nieman Reports;Spring2010, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p15
The article examines keys to success in photojournalism in the new media economy. It is noted that there is no shortage of producers of still photographs despite the expected demise of photojournalism. The claim about the demise is said to be more about the collapse of traditional systems of distribution. Cited are the advantages of multimedia to visual storytellers, one of which is allowing photographers to exercise greater control over the presentation of their pictures. They are advised to use their vital role to assert their economic value. INSET: A Story Rooted in a Community Gives Voice to Its People.


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