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April 5, 2009

BagNewsSalon: Since Katrina with Mario Tama

Since Hurricane Katrina, Getty photographer Mario Tama has produced compelling documentary images of life in New Orleans. Three-and-a-half years after the storm, we invite you to this BAGnewsSalon where we will discuss how Mario’s images look to us, one president and a major financial crisis later.


  • Panelists
  • Michael Shaw Host, Publisher, BagNewsNotes.
  • Mario Tama staff photographer at Getty Images.
  • Loret Steinberg Professor of Photojournalism and Documentary Photography/R.I.T.
  • Nathan Stormer Moderator – Professor of Communications and Journalism/U. of Maine.
  • Alan Chin Editor & Contributing Photographer, BagNews Originals.
  • Tim Fadek photographer at Polaris.
  • Michael Steinberg photojournalist.
  • Aric Mayer photojournalist.
  • Yana Paskova photojournalist.
  • Michael Itkoff photographer / publisher at Daylight Magazine
  • Cara Finnegan Moderator, Professor of Communication – U. of Illinois, Co-editor: Visual Rhetoric: a reader in communication and American culture.

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