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Politics Video February 22, 2024

Chatting the Pictures: Trump on Trial

We examine how Trump, despite his astonishing legal woes, turns his court appearances into photo-ops and how the images play in his parallel universe.

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Throwing Shade: The Disturbing Visual Fallout From the Special Counsel's Attack on Biden's Competency

The Special Counsel’s questioning of Biden's cognitive abilities has unleashed a raft of negative imagery. The media's use of undermining photos risks biasing public perceptions and spreading ageist stereotypes. It's crucial to present more balanced visuals.

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Environment Video December 22, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: Personal Meets Political in Undersea Climate Change Portraits

We survey the powerful blending of portraiture and landscape and the brilliant tension between domesticity and disaster in this photo project.

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Middle East Watch Video December 3, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: Mourning Embrace in a Gaza Hospital

We discuss the photo's anonymity and intimacy, as well as other images of the woman and child to personalize the interconnection of grief and loss.

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Middle East Watch Video November 3, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: On a Gaza Playground, Seized by the Peril of Fighter Jets

The photo, timeless as it is specific, embodies the instinctual reactions, sustained fear, and psychic harm to children lacking true refuge.

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Middle East Watch Photo October 30, 2023

On Photography, Oct. 7, and Palestinians Under the Gun in Jerusalem

Philip Perdue examines Jerusalem news images after the Oct. 7 attack, showing how camera angles shape views and have moral consequences.

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Middle East Watch Video October 29, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: The Israeli Hostage Poster

Analyzing the posters of abducted Israelis, we examine their format, 9/11 parallels, wide circulation, and how they inform Israeli unity.

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Chatting the Pictures: Libya's Climate-Fueled Flood at Epic Scale

With an expert perspective, this photo vividly conveys the immense scale of the climate-supercharged flooding in Libya.

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Media & Culture Video October 1, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: A Portrait that Dares to Expose Musk’s Madness

We do a deep dive into a daring photo that reflects Elon Musk as a supervillain and potentially mentally disturbed.

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Activism & Protest Photo September 25, 2023

Nolan Trowe’s Wheelchair Perspective Highlights Disability Activism

Wendy Kozol looks at how Nolan Trowe's images from a wheelchair provide a unique vantage of disabled activists in the halls of Congress.

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Chatting the Pictures Video September 23, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: Coexisting with a Steadily Rising Sea

In the video, we contrast the vibrant elements of this Javanese portrait with the irony and cultural loss from the advance of climate change.

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Environment Photo September 11, 2023

Climate Activism’s Death Valley Daze

Climate activists have been otracized and left morally burdened by the lack of mass, top down acknowledgement of global heating.

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Environment Video September 6, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: The Climate's Dark Harvest

As striking as it is ominous, this disorienting photo is a powerful indictment of the social and environmental impact of extreme heat.

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Politics Photo September 5, 2023

Disrupting Trump's Mug Shot and His "Singular Genius"

The treatment of Trump's mug shot is vital to consider, given the potential of the George conspiracy case to reshape his public identity.

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Media & Culture Video August 14, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: The Fate of Twitter in a Single Shot

In the video, we into the symbolism of the dismembered logo, the visual dynamics of the replacement “X,” and the live bird and the “BlueSky.“

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Barbiecore is Litmus Test in Post-Roe America

Barbie has become the summer's leading political symbol. Leslie Hahner on that astronaut portrait and Barbie’s projection in political space.

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Middle East Watch Video August 7, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: Israel's "Democracy SOS"

We note the scale and urgency of the "judicial coup" protests in Israel and their failure to garner international attention.

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Chatting the Pictures Video July 25, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: NYC's Children of the Smoke

The sight of smoke descending on NYC was otherworldly. The emotional fallout from the Canadian wildfires, especially on children, was also.

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Race & Ethnicity Video June 30, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: Rough Times for Trump and His Body Man

In addition to the power imbalance evident in the photo, we explore the racial and cultural dynamics in the Trump-Nauta relationship.

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Video June 13, 2023

Chatting the Pictures: The War Against Drag. And Why Drag is Winning

Energized by right-wing moral panic, this image reflects the growing popularity of drag as both social education and family entertainment.

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