Arriving at Judgments in Selecting Photos

Rasmussen, Randy L.
September 2002
Nieman Reports;Fall2002, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p67
Discusses how the editors of the periodical 'The Oregonian' frame decisions about photographs depicting the violence in the Middle East. Aspects of the works of photographers that tend to draw the most reader reaction; Questions used to determine whether a publisher should publish particular photographs and how to use them; Description of a systematic structure in the newsroom created by Sandy Rowe when Rowe arrived as editor of the periodical in 1993. INSET: Portrait of a Death.


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