Posts on the topic of Activism & Protest.
This classic "tennis photo" captures media spectacle in full swing.Continue Reading
The solidarity of the players expresses a desire not to wear “freedom” as a slogan but to seize it as a fragile part of their daily lives.Continue Reading
What is curious about Cecily McMillan's ordeal is that, in spite of the mountain of critical fragments that were captured and published, the visuals have failed to focus the public mind around a smoking gun.Continue Reading
As one of our main themes here is the evolution of protest -- and the news galleries are also filled with Fashion Week here and Fashion Week there -- I was wondering about your take on these photos of Pussy Riot and Palestinian protesters.Continue Reading
If Gadsden is kicking his knee into the police dog’s throat, it’s very likely a defensive reactionContinue Reading
On Sunday, March 20th, BagNewsSalon is hosting an online panel looking at the media's visual framing of the Egypt uprising. We encourage you to listen in, recommend the discussion to colleagues and also recommend students to view this lively deconstruction of key media images.Continue Reading