The social, political and media analysis of news images.
2021 was a climate tipping point. And among the catastrophes, this blow from Hurricane Ida seemed to speak to a larger fate.Continue Reading
Summer 2021 was a tipping point. Fires, floods, heat waves and hurricanes scaled up, as did the mass recognition of climate change as an existential crisis. As part of that recognition, many brilliant, symbolically-laden pictures crystallized the moment.Continue Reading
Seen as wildly provocative on social media, photos of Taliban fighters in the Norwegian Embassy after the fall of Kabul say as much about visual bias.Continue Reading
Vaccination reluctance in these small Appalachian towns is less a matter of politics or social responsibility than a complex conflict with faith.Continue Reading
Beauty and subtlety distracts from the reality of asylum seekers in this news photos from the US/Mexico border.Continue Reading