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Culture Focus Photo August 31, 2016

On that Crazy Pete Souza Obama VR Shot

If, a few years ago, someone told us this picture celebrated the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service…. mind blown!

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Disaster Focus Photo August 29, 2016

It’s Not Just a Photo, it’s a Story — The Italian Earthquake, and What News Photos Can Do Today

Because we’re all story makers and explanation seekers, we can help but “fill in the picture” and experience how it all blew apart.

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Campaign '16 Photo August 26, 2016

What Do They Have to Lose? And Other Scenes from the Trump Debacle

With Trump all about amplifying stereotypes, Reuters has surfaced an image that primes the palette.

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Disaster Focus Photo August 24, 2016

A Transfixing Picture from the Flood Zone

The flood not withstanding, it’s an excruciatingly ordinary domestic picture.

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War & Militarism Photo August 22, 2016

Omran and Alan: The Limits of the Photo of the Wounded Aleppo Boy

Ultimately, and in contrast to the Alan Kurdi wake-up call, the photograph of Omran, the wounded Syrian boy in the ambulance, is a rescue fantasy.

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Campaign '16 Photo August 19, 2016

Trump Campaign Ad Puts Border Militia on Par With US Enforcement Agencies

To frame these militia types as equivalent to U.S. law enforcement personnel is its own form of terror.

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Disaster Focus Photo August 18, 2016

Some Thoughts on the Louisiana Flood Pictures

It's hard not to look at the photos of the historic flooding in Louisiana outside the frame of the presidential campaign and our national identity.

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Photography/Photojournalism Photo August 14, 2016

The Art and Technology of this Year’s Olympic Photographs

Looking at this year's Olympic photos, it's impossible not to take awe at the creativity and imagination of the news photography.

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Campaign '16 Photo August 12, 2016

Trump: Understanding the Meltdown

Donald Trump is coming apart and the largest factor in the calamity is his crippling narcissism.

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Campaign '16 Photo August 9, 2016

Far Right Pounces on 6 Month Old Hillary (Porch) Stumble

Hillary haters love to pounce on every visible sign that Mrs. Clinton has an actual human body.

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Sports Focus Photo August 8, 2016

Let the Games Begin! Our Rio2016 Opening Roundup

These are some of the images that caught our eye in the first few days of the Olympic games. We're hoping to be as playful and positive (or satirical, at least) as we can.

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Christa Olson Photo August 3, 2016

The Visual Politics of Empty Shelves

Photographs of bare stores and starving families fit too neatly into us and them, imagining whole political systems as economically and morally bankrupt.

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Politics Photo August 2, 2016

Nancy Burson’s What If Trump Were: Black-Asian-Hispanic-Middle Eastern-Indian

This animated GIF was created by artist Nancy Burson to consider how Donald Trump’s mind works and to stir reflection from the mogul's malignant soul.

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Campaign '16 Photo

The One Bit of Substance in Those Risqué NY Post Melania Trump Photos

In viciously beating up on people while bringing ultimate shame on himself for doing it, this picture fits the Trump M.O. to a T.

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Campaign '16 Photo August 1, 2016

Trump vs the Khans in 3 Pairs of Pictures

If Trump's attack on the Khans is beyond offensive, the pictures it conjures are just as outrageous and hypocritical.

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