A Thousand Words Not Worth Saying

Two photo-related events entered the news this week. First is the death of Hugh Van Es, a Dutch photographer who took this iconic image during the fall of Saigon. Often mislabeled as a picture of the evacuation of the American embassy, it actually portrays South Vietnamese who had worked for … Continue reading

Eight Tips for Surviving Swine Flu Media Coverage

The broadcast news media is not in the optimism business—we know this. PANIC! is what pulls in viewers and racks up page counts. With each new confirmed diagnosis of H1N1 influenza A someplace on the planet, Internet news outlets get to slap an “Updated” note on their landing pages and … Continue reading