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- 03/23/11--06:08: _More news about the...
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- 02/10/12--12:58: _Powerful photo
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- 01/25/13--13:19: _The big picture
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- 03/22/13--09:11: _America’s history o...
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- 09/05/13--06:40: _New AP book of Viet...
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- 01/12/14--09:13: _Jacob Riis showed “...
- 07/17/14--06:45: _Tyler Hicks — a gri...
- 09/29/14--08:27: _What can we learn f...
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- 03/23/11--06:08: More news about the news
- 09/21/11--07:24: On photography in a disaster
- 02/10/12--12:58: Powerful photo
- 05/14/12--06:23: Horst Faas, great news photographer, dies at 79
- 12/05/12--12:01: Subway photos: The journalist’s dilemma
- 01/25/13--13:19: The big picture
- 02/04/13--07:55: Tyler Hicks: photos from Timbuktu
- 03/06/13--08:54: Shameless self-promotion (Journalism history division)
- 03/22/13--09:11: America’s history of censorship
- 03/29/13--08:28: More on WWII photo censorship
- 09/05/13--06:40: New AP book of Vietnam War photos
- 11/22/13--10:35: White House photogs demand access
- 01/12/14--09:13: Jacob Riis showed “How the Other Half Lives”
- 07/17/14--06:45: Tyler Hicks — a grim day in Gaza
- 09/29/14--08:27: What can we learn from a Civil War sketch artist?
- 09/29/14--09:10: The story to watch: Hong Kong
- 11/23/15--12:52: My favorite films about journalism
By Chris Daly More news today about journalism. ~First, an update from the NYTimes about the harrowing captivity of four of its own journalists (including Tyler Hicks, a BU alum who will be the commencement speaker this spring at BU’s … Continue reading
profdalyTyler Hicks in Libya
I am posting the following essay by Tyler Hicks — an award-winning news photographer for the New York Times (and B.U. Journalism alum). It was sent by the Times via email, “exclusively to Times subscribers.” But I cannot imagine that … Continue reading
profdalyThe New York Times | THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY : Exclusively for Times Subscribers
By Chris Daly From the New York Times comes this powerful photo by photographer Andrea Bruce. It is lit almost like a Caravaggio painting, with its dramatic chiaroscuro. The lighting that falls on the averted face at the lower right … Continue reading
By Chris Daly One of the most important photographers and photo editors of the last century has died. Horst Faas, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner during his long career at The Associated Press, was 79. Obits are here and here and here. Horst Faas in a … Continue reading
profdalyHorst Faas in a heroic poseEddie Adams / AP Photo Nick Ut / AP Photo Quang Duc11.1 Vietnam correspondentsFor Daly- Saigon-VN 63-Follies
By Christopher B. Daly Anyone who has ever ridden the NYC subways has probably thought about it as you stand on the platform waiting for a train. What if some crazy bastard snuck up behind me and pushed me onto … Continue reading
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By Christopher B. Daly In case you missed it, here is the Washington Post‘s panoramic photo of Obama’s second inaugural, which is quite impressive. (I’m just not crazy about those tags. They take up a lot of space and block … Continue reading
By Christopher B. Daly The intrepid Tyler Hicks, conflict photographer for The New York Times, has made it to Timbuktu, recording the campaign to oust the Islamic militants who briefly held the remote city and the aftermath of the city’s … Continue reading
profdalyAn ancient manuscript saved from destruction. Photo by Tyler Hicks / NYT
By Christopher B. Daly Finally, it’s here: the electronic version of my book about the history of U.S. journalism, Covering America. Just in time for the anniversary of the rollout of the hardback, this prize-winning book is now available in … Continue reading
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By Christopher B. Daly A recent obituary reminds us that during World War II, President Roosevelt created and operated a wide-ranging and largely effective program of censorship of all news media. The news is the death, at age 94, of … Continue reading
profdalyPhoto by George Strock/ LIFE magazine.
Here is a new Times “Lens” blog, with more on LIFE magazine photographer George Strock. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: censorship, journalism history, photojournalism
profdalyPhoto by George Strock/ LIFE magazine.
By Christopher B. Daly Thanks to The Associated Press, there’s a new book of news photographs from the American war in Vietnam that will remind us of all the chaos, confusion, heroism, beauty, and tragedy of those years — as … Continue reading
profdalyA Vietnamese farmer holds the body of his dead child while a group of South Vietnamese soldiers looks on. Photo: Horst Faas.
And they should get it (much as I would like to side with B.U. alum Pete Souza, the official White House photographer). Here’s a version. Filed under: Journalism, journalism history, New York Times, Obama, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, President Obama, … Continue reading
By Christopher B. Daly A hat-tip to journalist and educator Ted Gup for a terrific story about his discovery of a classic work of journalism history — the copy of How the Other Half Lives that was owned and annotated … Continue reading
profdaly"The Italian Rag-picker," by Jacob Riis, from his book, How the Other Half Lives. Photo from Museum of the City of New York.
By Christopher B. Daly The remarkable Tyler Hicks seems to have a knack for being present where things happen. Hicks, the NYTimes photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news this year for his 2013 photos of a mass … Continue reading
profdalyThe Times' caption: The aftermath of an airstrike on a beach in Gaza City on Wednesday. Four young Palestinian boys, all cousins, were killed. Tyler Hicks/The New York Times
by Christopher B. Daly Plenty. The little-known artist Alfred Waud was one of the most important “visual journalists” covering the greatest conflict in American history. Along with the young Winslow Homer and Thomas Nast, Waud was assigned to cover the … Continue reading
profdalySketch of action at Gettysburg by Alfred Waud for Harper's Weekly. Library of Congress. Alfred Waud, at Gettysburg. Library of Congress
By Christopher B. Daly Where will the new Hong Kong protests lead? Hard to say. For decades, it has been widely assumed that if there were a serious blow delivered against the regime in China, it would fall at Tiananmen … Continue reading
With the release of the terrific new film "Spotlight," here's a list of my favorite films about journalism. Let me know your favorites. Continue reading