I Turn My Camera On

By posted at 10:00 am on March 6, 2013 2

When does photojournalism become exploitive? At Granta, a podcast examining the ethics of photojournalism.

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2 Responses to “I Turn My Camera On”

  1. Kasey Carpenter
    at 10:59 am on March 6, 2013

    …the second one person or entity benefits in a material way from the suffering of another. You can cry foul, tell me how ‘the truth needs to be seen’, etc… but the bottom line is: if a career or circulation is bumped upwards by someone who is being decidedly bumped downward, you’ve created a space where the word exploitive exceeds all others in the dictionary as the most accurate definition of the situation.

  2. Electronic SDC
    at 5:44 pm on March 6, 2013

    Its frequently exploitative. Like when people refuse to put the camera down and actually be human beings…which seems to be quite frequently.

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