ViewFind Grants

I’ve posted this before, but a reminder that ViewFind is offering a $5,000 grant to support stories about race AND the’ve added a separate $5,000 grant just for students. Application deadline is November 30 now – get to work.

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Support the Kids – Help Fund the Fall Workshop

A year ago, dozens of people helped us build a new photojournalism workshop at the Georgia National Fair. That was a bit of a last minute effort as another event had fallen through, but it turned into one of the most spectacular days we’ve had here. In fact, the event worked so well we decided […]

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Interns: To Pay or Not

A U.S. court of appeals may have finally defined what needs to happen in an internship to determine if it must be paid or not: As long as internships are designed chiefly to further young people’s knowledge in a particular field, the court said, interns do not have to be paid. All managers who deal […]

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Mountain Workshops Application Open

Applications for the 2015 Mountain Workshops (October 20-24 in Frankfort, Kentucky) are now being accepted. In addition to the traditional photojournalism track, there are also opportunities to learn about picture editing, video storytelling, time-lapse photography and data visualization.

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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 […]

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Preserving and Protecting a President’s Image

Get your DVRs ready … according to David Gonzalez at The New York Times’ Lens blog, HBO will have a documentary on the Kunhardt family’s collection of Abraham Lincoln images, reportedly 68,000 frames deep. Scheduled for 9 p.m. tonight and, if you have an iOS device and don’t have HBO, you can get a 30 […]

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Stories Are Everywhere

One of my students, Rachel Eubanks, sent me an email this morning with a link to this short video about a Sixth Star Award for an Uber driver. It’s a simple piece, not really journalism, but it was Ms. Eubanks’ comment that resonated: Just reminded me that stories are everywhere…even in business. And no matter […]

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