The Resource Getting the picture : the visual culture of the news, edited by Jason E. Hill and Vanessa R. Schwartz

Getting the picture : the visual culture of the news, edited by Jason E. Hill and Vanessa R. Schwartz

Getting the picture : the visual culture of the news
Getting the picture
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the visual culture of the news
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edited by Jason E. Hill and Vanessa R. Schwartz
"Powerful and often controversial, news pictures promise to make the world at once immediate and knowable. Yet while many great writers and thinkers have evaluated photographs of atrocity and crisis, few have sought to set these images in a broader context by defining the rich and diverse history of news pictures in their many forms. For the first time, this volume defines what counts as a news picture, how pictures are selected and distributed, where they are seen and how we critique and value them. Presenting the best new thinking on this fascinating topic, this book considers the news picture over time, from the dawn of the illustrated press in the nineteenth century, through photojournalism's heyday and the rise of broadcast news and newsreels in the twentieth century and into today's digital platforms. It examines the many kinds of images: sport, fashion, society, celebrity, war, catastrophe and exoticism; and many mediums, including photography, painting, wood engraving, film and video. Packed with the best research and full colour-illustrations throughout, this book will appeal to students and readers interested in how news and history are key sources of our rich visual culture"--
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Getting the picture : the visual culture of the news, edited by Jason E. Hill and Vanessa R. Schwartz
Getting the picture : the visual culture of the news, edited by Jason E. Hill and Vanessa R. Schwartz
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [280]-288) and index
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  • Antietam sketches and photographs, 1862
  • Katie Hornstein
  • Hindenburg disaster pictures: awarding a multifaceted icon
  • Vincent Lavoie
  • An era of photographic controversy: Edward Steichen at the MoMA
  • Kristen Gresh
  • Photojournalism as formal paradigm in contemporary art
  • Gaëlle Morel
  • Uneasy witness: Broomberg, Chanarin, and photojournalism's expanded field
  • Erina Duganne
  • Anthony W. Lee
  • Barricades of Paris Commune, 1871
  • Jeannene Przblyski
  • Interview of Chevreul, France, 1886
  • Thierry Gervais
  • Zapata and Salinas, Mexico, 1911 and 1991
  • John Mraz
  • Photographer on the western front, 1917
  • Caitlin Patrick
  • Part I.
  • Sports photomontage, France, 1926
  • Michel Frizot
  • Public execution, Sing-Sing Prison, 1928
  • Richard Meyer
  • Photo of Kellogg-Briand Pact Meeting, Paris, 1931
  • Daniel H. Magilow
  • A decisive moment, France, 1932
  • Catherine E. Clark
  • Republican soldier, Spanish Civil War, 1936
  • Sally Stein
  • Big pictures :
  • Soviet war photo, Crimea, 1942
  • David Shneer
  • Child in Warsaw Ghetto, 1943
  • Barbie Zelizer
  • Flag-raising, Iwo Jima, 1945
  • Alexander Nemerov
  • New York in color, 1953
  • Vanessa R. Schwartz
  • Rosa Parks fingerprinted, Montgomery, Alabama, 1956
  • Martin A. Berger
  • Dupinade, French caricature, 1831
  • An essay on success in the USA, 1962
  • Mary Panzer
  • Burning monk, Saigon, 1963
  • Diane Winston
  • Kennedy assassination, Dallas, 1963
  • David Lubin
  • Political persecution, Red Square, Harbin, 1966
  • Victoria Gao
  • Street execution of a Viet Cong prisoner, Saigon, 1968
  • Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites
  • Patricia Mainardi
  • Industrial poisoning, Minamata, 1972
  • Gennifer Weisenfeld
  • Police beating, Los Angeles, 1992
  • Christian Delage
  • The situation room, Washington, DC, 2011
  • Liam Kennedy
  • Part II.
  • Re-thinking the history of news pictures :
  • News pictures and press genres :
  • Not just a pretty picture: fashion as news
  • General Wool and his troops in the streets of Saltillo, 1847
  • Justine de Young
  • Celebrity photos and stolen moments
  • Ryan Linkof
  • Pictorial press reportage and censorship in the First World War
  • Ulrich Keller
  • Illustrating sports, or the invention of the magazine
  • Thierry Gervais
  • After the event: the challenges of crime photography
  • Will Straw
  • News picture media :
  • Martha A. Sandweiss
  • News pictures in the early years of mass visual culture in New York: lithographs and the penny press
  • Michael Leja
  • Beautiful contradictions: news pictures and modern magazines
  • Jordana Mendelson
  • "Public forum of the screen": modernity, mobility, and debate at the newsreel cinema
  • Joseph Clark
  • "See it now": television news
  • Mike Conway
  • Collective self-representation and the news: torture at Abu-Ghraib
  • Abigail Solomon-Godeau
  • An abolitionist daguerreotype, New York, 1850
  • News picture time :
  • Adrift: the time and space of the news in Géricault's Le Radeau de La Méduse
  • Jordan Bear
  • Snap-shot: after bullet hit Gaynor
  • Jason E. Hill
  • Rotogravure and the modern aesthetic of news reporting
  • Andrés Mario Zervigón
  • A short history of wire service photography
  • Zeynep Devrim Gürsel
  • Speaking of news pictures :
  • Matthew Fox-Amato
  • "Famished for news pictures": Mason Jackson, the Illustrated London News, and the pictorial spirit
  • Jennifer Tucker
  • Capturing scandal: picturing the sultan's harem in turn-of-the-century Morocco
  • Patricia Goldsworthy-Bishop
  • Never alone: photo editing and collaboration
  • Nadya Bair
  • Look at those lollipops!: Integrating color into news pictures
  • Kim Timby
  • News picture connoisseurship :
  • Horace Vernet's capture of the Smalah: reportage and actuality in the early French illustrated press
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