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Salon Photo January 24, 2012

BagNews Salon Preview: What makes Win McNamee’s Newt/Callista Candy Store Photo as Sweet as it is? 

We'll be discussing this photo as part of Sunday's BagNews "Campaign Mania" Salon with an expert cast of photographers, visual academics and political analysts. Hope you'll join us!

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Salon Photo January 15, 2012

The BagNews Campaign Mania Salon

The BagNewsSalon, a program of BagNewsNotes, brings together the world's leading photojournalists, visual academics and other informed observers to understanding how the visual media frames the key social and political events of the day. The next Salon, "Campaign Mania" involves an early look at the 2012 presidential campaign. ...

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Salon Photo November 21, 2011

BagNewsSalon: The Visual Politics of Occupy Wall Street

Talking 9 pics in 90 minutes. The BagNewsSalon, a program of BagNewsNotes, is dedicated to understanding how the visual media frames the key social and political events of the day. An invited panel will discuss the visual culture of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.

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Salon Photo October 9, 2011

BagNewsSalon: The Visual Framing of “The Great Recession”

Join us the next BagNewsSalon discussing the framing of the great recession in the United States and Europe. The Salon includes photographers who have been covering the recession in depth and academics specializing in the visual rhetoric of poverty and social welfare.

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Salon Photo May 23, 2011

BagNews Salon: The Fall of Bin Laden

At this BagNews Salon, an expert panel will analyze images of one of the most anticipated moments in American international politics over the past decade, the killing of Osama bin Laden. What was shown, and what does it reveal about the political biases and long building expectations for this...

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Salon Photo April 11, 2011

BagNewsSalon: Assignment Egypt

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.

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Salon Photo July 10, 2010

BagNewsSalon: The Great Oil Spill

Slideshow, video archive and selected quotes from the online BagNewsSalon: Looking at America's Great Oil Spill, held Sunday, July 18. Featuring John Moore - photographer/Getty Pictures; Erika Blumenfeld - Artist and Documentary Photographer; Kari Goodnough - photographer/Bloomberg Photos; Loret Steinberg - Professor of Photojournalism and Documentary Photography/R.I.T.; Nathan Stormer...

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Salon Photo February 7, 2010

BagNewsSalon: Haiti Aftermath

This BAGnewsSalon examined a small group of images from the week following the devastating Haitian earthquake, considering: the boundaries of the graphic and sensational; how much the pictures presented a representative versus generic or stereotyped view of the Haitian people; and whether the pictures overly skewed toward human suffering...

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Salon Photo May 3, 2009

BagNewsSalon: Obama’s First 100 Days

Join us Sunday, May 3, 2009, 7:30-9:00 pm EST; 4:30 - 6:00 pm PST, for the next BAGnewsSALON: Obama: The First 100 Days. This discussion will examine nine Obama Administration images leading up to the 100-day mark.

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Salon Photo April 5, 2009

BagNewsSalon: Since Katrina with Mario Tama

Looking Since the Storm A BAGnewsNotes Salon featuring Getty Photographer Mario Tama Sunday, April 5, 2009 5:00 - 6:30 pm PST, 8:00-9:30 pm EST

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Salon Photo January 11, 2009

BagNewsSalon: Michelle O

Preceding the inauguration of Barack Obama, this edition of the BAGnewsSALON, an on-line discussion series, dealt with how Michelle Obama has presented herself, and been perceived by the media.

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Salon Photo October 30, 2008

BagNewsSalon: Campaign 04 vs 08: Are We Seeing The End Of Identity Politics?

T his election edition of the BAGnewsSALON, an on-line discussion series, included moderator C ara Finnegan; producer Ida Benedetto; host Michael Shaw; professors Paul Lester; Nathan Stormer and John Lucaites; photographers Alan Chin, Nina Berman and Aric Mayer, as well as members of the BAGnewsNotes readership. ...Considering the images...

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Salon Photo May 4, 2008

BagNewsSalon: "Pictures in the News": Spring ’08

This Sunday at 7pm EST, BNN presents another 90-minute edition of the BAGnewsSALON. As previous, we will be discussing key images that have graced The BAG over the past two weeks.  (If not for the length, we were going to call it:  "'The Miley; Sadr City; Jeremiah Wright Meets LBJ;...

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Salon Photo March 2, 2008

BagNewsSalon: The Korengal Valley View

Today at 4pm PST/7pm EST, BAGnewsNotes presents "Reading the Pictures: The View From Korengal Valley."  This 90 minute discussion is the first meeting of the BAGnewsSALON, a real-time discussion forum dedicated to the singular analysis and discussion of social and political images.

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