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Campaign '16 Photo October 31, 2016

On the NY Magazine/Barbara Kruger Trump “Loser” Cover

When they go low, we go… lower?

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Campaign '16 Photo October 30, 2016

Bombshells and More: Our Twitter/Instagram Favs of the Week

With the presidential campaign in its final days, we would have had plenty of election pics to show you even if the FBI Director hadn't blown it up.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 27, 2016

Trump Rally Wear Update: Black Guns Matter

It takes a particularly provocative t-shirt these days to merit special attention. Like this one.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 25, 2016

Campaign ’16 In Pictures: Watch the School of Visual Arts Lecture by RTP’s Michael Shaw

On September 22, 2016, The School of Visual Arts presented "The Backlash Election: Campaign '16 In Pictures," a lecture by Reading the Pictures publisher, Michael Shaw. Watch it here.

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Disaster Focus Photo October 24, 2016

Haiti, Matthew and the Limits of Attention

What makes one critical event the intense focus of “name photojournalists” and visual media while others are largely ignored?

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Campaign '16 Photo October 20, 2016

Footnotes to History: Reading the Thankfully Final Clinton/Trump Debate

It’s no surprise political and media Twitter, in the half-hour or so before the debate, was so chock full of kittens and puppies.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 19, 2016

Not Your Father’s Black Panthers: On Election ’16 and the Youngs

In this bleak campaign season, it’s wonderful to be reminded how much less of our old baggage young people are carrying around.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 17, 2016

On Trump, the Rally Mob and the Terrorizing of Journalists

Trump's blaming and bullying actually causes us to fear for the safety of the writers and photographers covering the last days of this pyrrhic campaign.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 14, 2016

A Few Photos for Anyone Asking: How Could Women Still Support Him?

What's hard to fathom is the gap between women who are sickened by Trump and those who can't seem to get enough of him.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 12, 2016

Hillary Nothing Without Donald: More Visual Debate Fallout

This debate photo of Hillary mouthless with a look of regard (when all Trump could do was berate her) cuts to the heart of women's negation.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 10, 2016

Clinton – Trump II: From Our Debate Tweet Storm

Here's what caught our eye during the second Clinton - Trump debate, an ugly spectacle we hope we never witness again.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 6, 2016

Trump, a Girl and a Big Purple Hat: Our Twitter/Instagram Favs

Beyond the campaign photos, we found a few other pictures with a little more heart.

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Campaign '16 Photo October 5, 2016

On David Butow’s “Trump Country, Michigan”

In that territory between fact and myth, what the photo brings up is "the silent majority."

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Activism & Protest Photo October 3, 2016

News Photos of Police Protests: More Profiling of Black Males

What we're seeing in these photo galleries is a replay of the stereotype associating young black men with criminal and savages.

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BagNewsSalon Slideshow Interviews Photo October 1, 2016

How Science is Pictured in the Media and Public Culture: A Joint Reading the Pictures/Seeing Science (UMBC) Salon

This joint Reading the Pictures/UMBC Salon is interested in science as a social agenda and how science images are being portrayed in visual culture.

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