January 26, 2012

Why newspapers are closing the shutters on staff photographers

Check out the above story at The Guardian - more commentary in the debate around citizen journalism and the move by media owners toward unpaid, amateur images (and text). Media owners claim by engaging (not working) with citizen journalists, the papers are better representing the public. Others surmise it is all about cost cutting to increase profits. Whatever the motivation, working in the media today is a moving feast. The Guardian