Questions About POYi Winner

A winning entry in the Pictures of the Year International competition have been raised by many people. Good summations available by David Gonzalez and James Estrin at the New York Times’ Lens blog as well as by Donald Winslow on the National Press Photographers Association’s site.

There are warnings to be heeded in here, particularly about captions and making sure the story is verified. Language barrier or not, journalism is journalism – staging photos and writing misleading captions is not okay.

Mark E. Johnson

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