What Crisis?

March 2010
Nieman Reports;Spring2010, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p58
The author ponders on the nature of crisis in journalism and its implications for photojournalists. He argues that changes can be considered as a key opportunity to redefine journalism. He compares digital revolution as a paradigm shift to the invention of the printing press. He asserts that the artificial economy of supply and demand in journalism has resulted to unrealistically low fees and limited information available to readers. He adds that redefining the product of photojournalists is fundamental to change in the field. INSET: Too Many Similar Images, Too Much Left Unexplored.


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