UGA Student Work

The University of Georgia’s student news paper, the Red & Black, has posted two new multimedia slideshows. First up is a look at African Night 2007 through a dance program. B. Wuagneux, who shot and edited the piece, is in her second photojournalism class here. (There was an audio-assist by Tamara Best credited, too.) Next […]

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Sad news – Life magazine to fold. Again.

Time, Inc., has decided to shut down the weekly newspaper supplement, marking the third time Life magazine has folded. It ran as a stand alone weekly magazine from 1936-1972, then as a monthly publication from 1978-2000. The current iteration, begun in 2004, will end with the April 20 edition.

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Chris Hondros talks about his award winning photo

Getty Images’ Chris Hondros has done nine trips to Iraq since the way started and the most memorable image came in January 2005 when troops shot into a civilian car. In an interview with National Public Radio’s Renee Montagne, he talks about the sequence of events and the iconic photo of a child crying out […]

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UGA Photojournalism Weekend Workshop

This weekend marks the second annual UGA Photojournalism Weekend Workshop – three days of shooting, editing and learning. All of our Documentary Photography students, a group of industrious Introduction to Photojournalism students and lots of alumni are headed out to Walton County to shoot the town. Six professionals are joining us, as well, to help […]

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Here in Athens …

Two events coming up that you should attend, one sponsored by the university and one by Grady College. On Wednesday, March 28, at 4:00 p.m., Terence Monmaney, Executive Editor of Smithsonian Magazine will be on the University of Georgia campus. He’ll be speaking as part of the Mingledorf-Lorimer Lecture in Print Media series in the […]

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New York Times Select – FOR FREE!

The New York Times has decided to allow academics and students free access to Times Select. This allows you to read all of the columns and special material, as well as search the archives online. FOR FREE. (Thanks to everyone who shared this with me. You know who you are.)

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Southern Short Course in News Photography – April 13-15

The 2007 edition of the Southern Short Course in News Photography is skedded for April 13-15 in Chattannooga, Tenn. There are a lot of sessions on multimedia storytelling this year, along with sessions on portfolio building and critiques, sports photography, career advancement and building respect. And on top of that, the speakers will include Lisa […]

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Here's YOUR CHANCE to contribute to this blog!

So, Time magazine decided to illustrate their most recent story about “How the Right Went Wrong” with a cover photo of Ronald Reagan – with an oversized tear running down his cheek. There’s been a bit of buzz on the `net about whether this is ethical or not and the illustrator who did the work […]

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