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Staging News Photos: Take This Ethics Quiz

4 days agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Inspired by the uproar over the staged photo included in a series that won a World Press Photo prize (later rescinded, for different reasons), photographer Alex Garcia has posted an ethics quiz for photographers. Garcia describes five ...Show More Summary

Tim Matsui, TIME Win Top Prizes in 2015 World Press Multimedia Contest

5 days agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Time magazine has won first prize for short documentary in the World Press Photo contest for film titled Behind the Video of Eric Garner’s Deadly Confrontation With New York Police. In the long feature category, photographer Tim Matsui...Show More Summary

Contest: Chicago, win tickets to see emo godfather Jeremy Enigk

Gather ‘round, kids, and let me tell you about a time when the most important band in the world was a four-piece from Seattle that wouldn’t do any interviews or take press photos, and whose mesmerizing music resulted in just two albums before things imploded. Show More Summary

Braehmer-Krasniqi Press Conference Quotes

Photos: Sebastian Heger Here are quotes from Wednesday’s final press conference ahead of Saturday night’s all-German WBA world light heavyweight championship clash between champion Juergen Braehmer (45-2, 33 KOs) and #1 challenger Robin Krasniqi (43-3, 16 KOs) at the StadtHalle … Continue reading ? The post Braehmer-Krasniqi Press Conference Quotes appeared first on Boxing News.

2014 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

It’s that time of the year when a lot of the major photography contests reveal their winners and finalists. We’ve recently shared with you the top photos from the Sony World Photography Awards, World Press Photo and the Wellcome Image Awards, and now it’s time for the Smithsonian’s 12th Annual Photo Contest. Despite the multitude [...]Show More Summary

Jessie Magdaleno returns April 11

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing : FightNews.com

Photos: Ruben Cortez/Top Rank World contender Jessie Magdaleno of Las Vegas was at a press gathering today at the Laredo Energy Center to discuss his main event bout here on April 11. Jessie, 20-0, will take on John Mark Apolinario, … Continue reading ? The post Jessie Magdaleno returns April 11 appeared first on Boxing News.

World Press Photo Strips First Prize Winner for “Misleading Information”

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last Wednesday, World Press Photo (WPP) officially stripped photojournalist Giovanni Troilo of the First Prize in Contemporary Issues awarded to him in February for the 10-photo series The Dark Heart of Europe.

The problem with World Press Photo's contest

There are certain things photojournalists are never supposed to do if they want to remain credible visual communicators. They are worth reviewing to understand the ethical cyclone that struck one of the profession’s most prestigious awards organizations. Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian Receives Response on Look-Alike Hair From Harry Potter's Draco Malfoy – See the Funny Photo!

Aloho-zing! Kim Kardashian and her platinum blonde hair have been a conversation topic around the world for the past 48 hours. I know, right. Kim dyes hair STOP THE PRESSES. It's so widespread, it's reaching corners of the pop culture stratosphere you never thought Kim Kardashian-anything could breach. Corners like the magical world of Harry Potter.

Photojournalism ethics needs a reexamination

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The latest in the world of photojournalism contest ethics and photo sleuthing took another turn yesterday with World Press Photos’ rescinding a first-place award after disqualifying 22 percent of the entries that had made the penultimate...Show More Summary

World Press Photo contest rescinds a first-place award

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a rare reversal, the prestigious World Press Photo contest has revoked a first-place prize recently awarded to a photographer after the organization learned that the submission, depicting the depressed city of Charleroi, Belgium, contained false information.

World Press Photo revokes prize from Giovanni Troilo

Following an investigation into Contemporary Issues winner Giovanni Troilo's photo story 'La Ville Noir - The Dark Heart of Europe,' World Press Photo has stripped the photographer of his prize. The organization found Troilo to be in...Show More Summary

World Press Photo Revokes Prize

The photography organization said Giovanni Troilo’s entry in the Contemporary Issues category failed to comply with its contest rules.

Shiming-Ruenroeng Press Conference

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing : FightNews.com

Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank Two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist and #1 world-rated flyweight contender Zou Shiming and undefeated IBF flyweight world champion Amnat Ruenroeng (14-0, 5 KOs), from Chonburi, Thailand faced off during the final press conference Thursday at The … Continue reading ? The post Shiming-Ruenroeng Press Conference appeared first on Boxing News.

Giovanni Troilo’s WPP Winning Photo Has Been Disqualified After Latest Controversy

As of  4:22 PM EST, the World Press Photo competition has decided to disqualify Giovanni Troilo’s first-prize Contemporary Issues story. After we reported yesterday that a claim against one of Troilo’s winning images was taken outside of Charleroi, WPP opened an official investigation on the matter. After speaking with Troilo, they have confirmed that the photo [...]Show More Summary

Reflections on the 2015 World Press Photo Awards

Lahore, Pakistan 2013/ Geoffrey Hiller As both a photographer and the editor of Verve Photo, I feel compelled to add my two cents to the current discussion centering on ‘manipulation’ by one of the World Press Photo (Contemporary Issues category) contest winners, Giovanini Troilo, who was accused of staging his photo essay. First I’ll speak […]

Yet Another Investigation Underway Of WPP Winning Photos; Claims Photo Was Not Taken In Charleroi Surface

The saga of the World Press Photo competition just won’t quit. At about 3:30 PM EST time on March 3rd, photojournalist Bruno Stevens made an announcement on his private Facebook page claiming he has proof at least one of Giovanni Troilo’s winning photos was not taken in Charleroi, Belgium where the poignant documentary photo series was [...]Show More Summary

CHECK IT OUT! Photos of all the cool stuff the Galaxy S6 edge's curved display can do

Samsung stole the show when it announced the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge edge during its big Mobile World Congress 2015 press conference. The devices represent a huge departure from the norm for Samsung smartphone designs, and they’re also packed full of cutting-edge technology that makes them both absolute beasts in terms of performance. Show More Summary

World Press Photo clarifies: It doesn’t approve of photo staging

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are nine media stories. It also found ‘no grounds for doubting the photographer’s integrity’ On Sunday, the World Press Photo contest said it investigated complaints from the mayor of Charleroi, Belgium about possible staging of images in Giovanni Troilo's winning entry. Show More Summary

World Press Photo Says It Will Not Disqualify Questionable Winning Photos; NPPA Scorns The Decision

  The 58th running of World Press Photo competition has been shrouded by controversy to say the least. Along with the announcement of the winning photos, which we reported on in early February, organizers of the event also made it clear that a whopping 20% of the total entries were disqualified due to excessive post [...]Show More Summary

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