Visual Journalism

1974: Words on Pictures

By Visual Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the Autumn 1974 issue of Nieman Reports.] The media—and in particular newspapers—are taken to task by Edwin Newman in the October [1974] issue of The Atlantic for appropriating words and phrases, overusing, abusing and, finally, … Read more

Michele McDonald

Visual Journalism June 15, 1998

Alabanians show reports of beatings by Serbs in Kosovo. These photos were taken in August, 1993 in Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo for The Boston Globe. Reporter Sally Jacobs and I were sent from Boston … Read more

David Turnley

Visual Journalism June 15, 1998

© David Turnley/Black Star, “In Times of War & Peace,” 1996 RELATED ARTICLE “The Best Picture I Never Took” – David TurnleyIn his introduction to “In Times Of War … Read more

People Without People

By Visual Journalism 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 Visual Journalism 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

Micha Bar-Am

Visual Journalism 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