TITLE

Curating Participation

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Aperture;Spring2014, Issue 214, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how amateur photographers are contributing more images of world events than professional documentary photojournalists. Topics include how amateur photography is being used increasingly by news outlets for armed conflict coverage and how this will impact the profession of photojournalism, how editors and curators can verify images, and examples of amateur documentary photography in Syria, Turkey, and California.
ACCESSION #
94929894

 

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