Nieman Reports

Summer 1980

Writing with Light: Special Issue on News Photography

Cover for Summer 1980

“Communications” by Tenney Barbara K. Lehman
“A Changing Vision” by Barbara P. Norfleet
“The Magazine Picture” by Robert E. Gilka
“Photographic Portfolios of Nieman Alumni” by Howard Schurk, Steve Northup, Robert Azzi, Lester Sloan and Stanley Forman
“Symptoms and Symbols/Words on Pictures” by Steve Northup
“Portraits” by Alexandra Dor-Ner
“A Century of New England in News Photographs: The New Deal Era” by John Harris
“The Front Page” by Barbara Bell Pitnof
“Is There Life After Life?” by Jonathan Larsen
“The Pictured Page” by Bill Grant
“A Thousand Words Are Worth…” by Jim Boyd
“Confessions of a Paparazza” by Alexandra Dor-Ner
“Looking Back Through The Pages Of Nieman Reports”
“”The Picture Taken Lady”—Jessie Tarbox Beals” by Alexander Alland
“Weegee The Famous” by Paul Lieberman
“A Piece of History” by Sal Micciche

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Tenney Barbara K. Lehman
Assistant Editor
Daphne B. Noyes
Business Manager
Kettee J. Boling
Janice Morgan
James C. Thomson Jr.
Argo Merchant, 640-foot Liberian oil tanker, breaks up December 21, 1976, in rough seas a week after going aground 27 miles SE off Nantucket. Winds swept 7.6 million gallons of fuel oil away from Cape Cod and Georges Bank. All crew escaped. Photographer, Ed Jenner. From A Century of New England in News Photographs, by John Harris, published by the Globe Pequot Press, Chester, Connecticut. Reprinted by permission.

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