Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 175
Publication date: 2013-06-30
Measurements: 6.05 x 8.43 x 0.52 inches
Does photojournalism matter? By Richin’s account, its role has shifted but not shrunk in our media – saturated world.–Jack Crager”American Photo” (11/01/2013)
Fred Ritchin is professor and associate chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and codirects the Photography and Human Rights Program at NYU with the Magnum Foundation. He is also director and cofounder of PixelPress, which works with humanitarian groups to develop visual projects dealing with social justice issues. Ritchin has written for Aperture, Le Monde, the New York Times, and the Village Voice, and authored several books, including the prescient In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography (Aperture, 1990, 2000) and the more recent After Photography (2009) and Bending the Frame (2013).