October 28, 2004

Watch Your Back


Given my weeks of hammering about the New York Times political photo coverage, my occasional guest blogger, Karen, alerted me to this shot from today’s NYTimes on-line. It’s the first shot I’ve seen in the Times (at least since the debates) that captures the thin-skinned Bush we saw on television.

While doling out credit to the NYTimes for publishing a more critical shot of Bush, it must be noted that the photo comes from an outside agency. To date, the two photographers they’ve had assigned to the candidates, Ting-Li Wang and Steven Crowley, have been incapable of capturing anything close to Bush’s true nature.

(image: NYTimes.com)

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