This article in the WSJ raises some interesting questions about the visual reportage of our times. Since cell phones and surveillance cameras are becoming the expert witness, what form of photojournalism will emerge? Where has the tension gone between “good” and “good enough” to print?
The article also revisits the beginnings of Magnum, an inspiring reminder for some that may be exhausted with current media’s attempt to bear witness.
image courtesy of magnum, artist is Marilyn Silverman