Susan Sontag famously argued, “photographs of atrocities dull moral response.”[1] In her follow-up book Regarding the Pain of Others she issued a partial retraction. Sontag argued that people can become habituated to images of violence, but some photographs for some people continue to shock and thereby prompt (at least some)…

Photojournalism, Sexual Harassment and Responsibility.

This article is written in response to the CJR article by Kristen Chick and recent social media commentary related to the responses from organisations such as Eddie Adams Workshop and VII Photo Agency.

The agency bashing, threats of physical violence, bullying and silencing of critics benefits no one, least of…

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