Archive: Jun 1998

People Without People

By Photojournalism June 15, 1998

Alan Berner/The Seattle Times. What is “People Without People?” For me it is the sense of people without them being there. It’s the part representing the whole. It’s the significant detail giving instant … Read more

Interaction

By Photojournalism June 15, 1998

Mary Beth Meehan/The Providence Journal-Bulletin. As a documentary photographer, I am most interested in using the medium to describe the relationships that people have—with their environment, with each other. I’m fascinated by the … Read more

Honest Emotion

By Photojournalism June 15, 1998

Photo by Torsten Kjellstrand/The Herald. Emotion is the language of documentary photography. Without it, a picture has little value, except possibly as evidence in court. Most of us look for a different … Read more

Micha Bar-Am

Photo Essays June 15, 1998

These photographs are from “Israel: A Photobiography, The First Fifty Years,” by Micha Bar-Am, a 1986 Nieman Fellow (Simon & Schuster, 1998). The photos shown, all © Micha Bar-Am/Magnum, are taken from the chapter, “Daily Bread.” … Read more

On-line Profits From News Must Wait

By Technology June 15, 1998

In the three years or so that media organizations have operated on-line news sites very few, if any, have made a profit. There aren’t many success stories to highlight. The best-known example of a soon-to-be profitable news site is The … Read more

Trials With Editors

Photojournalism June 15, 1998

Stan Grossfeld, a 1992 Nieman Fellow, has an enviable job as a photojournalist. An Associate Editor of The Boston Globe, he is free to go wherever his creative instincts lead him—and they have led him all over the world. The … Read more