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July 18, 2013 1:30 PM   Subscribe

Can Photojournalism Survive in the Instagram Era? (single link Mother Jones via) "It is no accident that so much of the most important work by photographers [on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan] has been on veterans as they return to the United States—one has more freedom in how one photographs."
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The interviewee coins a term "metaphotographer" to refer to once-photographers becoming curators of massive user-generated content rather than content producers. Neat term, but I wonder how this differs from a "photo editor".
posted by seemoreglass at 7:33 AM on July 19, 2013


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