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Staged Presidential Photos, The Bell Tolls for Thee

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, June 1 2011

Remember the dust-up over staged photos of President Barack Obama taken after the president gave his statement on the death of Osama bin Laden? Resolved, Politico reports: A single designated pool photographer will snap ... Read More

Mobile for Obama

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 26 2011

The Obama campaign preps piles of cell phones. Read More

Gates: Sit Room Photo Fakes Gave Pause When It Came to Bin Laden Photo

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 13 2011

Defense Secretary Gates reluctance to support the release of photos of Osama Bin Laden was influenced by the altered photos of the Situation Room that were floating around the Internet, reports Politico's Josh Gerstein: ... Read More

The Sun Sets on Staged Presidential Photos

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 13 2011

White House photo by Chuck Kennedy Remember last week's mini-debate over whether the time had passed on the staging of presidential photos? The White House said it is ending its long-running practice of having ... Read More

Can the White House Really Say That Its Flickr Photos Can't Be Tweaked?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 12 2011

White House photo by Pete Souza, as altered by...well, who knows. It was on the Internet. Here's a quick follow-up on the legal angle of that situation where a Brooklyn Hasidic paper apologized for erasing Hillary ... Read More

Digital Literacy in the U.S. Senate: "Well It Looked Like It Was a Picture of Bin Laden"

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 5 2011

A real photo of the actual Sen. Saxby Chambliss; photo credit: Bruce Tuten. The American people have the digital savvy to discern fake Osama bin Laden death photos from real ones, right? Right? Right? Our sample pool of ... Read More

Time to Retire Staged Presidential Photos?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 4 2011

White House photo by Chuck Kennedy Widely-seen wire photographs of President Obama appearing to deliver his Sunday night statement on the death of Osama bin Laden might well have captured re-creations of the speech, ... Read More

What the Explosion of Online Snapshot Sharing Does to Photographers' Credits

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 11 2011

You take a picture of, say, a giant hole opening in the fuselage of your Southwest Airlines flight, post it to TwitPic, and find when you land that your work's been spread far and wide. For 'amateur' journalists, not ... Read More

Orientation Week

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 15 2010

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Photo of the Day

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, November 3 2010