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Framing Truth:

The Role of Photography in the Fight for Social Justice
by

PJ Moore

on 29 March 2011

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Transcript of Framing Truth:

Framing Truth The Role of Photography
in Social Justice Movements Introduction

-History of photojournalism
-Images that sparked change
-Ethics and role of photography in social justice movements History of Photojournalism

1850's: Photo engravings in media
- Crimean War
- Civil War
Jacob Riis
- "How The Other Half Lives"
Rise of "social work photography"
- Lewis Hine History (cont.)
1925: Commercial 35mm Leica camera
-Perfect timing
-Rise of media outlets
Documentary photograghy
- Embraced in the 1930's
-The Great Depression
-Dust Bowl
-New York's poor
- WWII
- NGO's Images that Sparked Change "My job is to reach a broad base of people who translate their feelings into an articulate stance, then through the mechanisms of political and humanitarian organizations, bring pressure to bear on the process of change."
-James Nachtwey Ethics and Role of Photography
in Social Justice Movements Ethics of Photojournalism

- Three ethical spheres
-Photographer
-Collective Agents
-Viewing Public

-Haitian Debate Role of Photojournalism
- The duty in "bearing truth"
-James Nachtwey
-Bridging the gap
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