Category: Journalism

New Principles and Practices for the White House Proposed

The White House Correspondents’ Association has put out a series of ideals it hopes the White House will adopt when it comes to access to presidents and their staff. It does address the limited visual access for still and motion photographers: As a general principle, the White House should not use its own videographers and photographers as a replacement for...

My Local Newsroom is Lying to Me … AGAIN (Updated)

Two months ago, I took my local publication – the Athens Banner-Herald – to task here for deceiving its readers with the misuse of a photograph. They had a wire story about “4 twisters confirmed in Georgia after weekend storms” and a very dramatic photo of TWO tornadoes. It didn’t seem right, and after some research I found that the...

Seats Still Available at Multimedia Immersion

FYI, there are a couple of seats still open for the National Press Photographers Association’s Multimedia Immersion workshop which runs May 12-16 at Syracuse University. From the site … What You Will Learn: Effectively planning and developing your story to save time on your workflow and increase the quality of your pieces Professional audio recording techniques in the field from...