Tragically, photojournalist, Tim Hetherington, was killed by shrapnel , whilst covering the Libyan Civil War, on 20th April 2011. His photographs rightfully received many accolades, bringing many conflict zones to the public’s attention.Read More
Mobile phones now come with a decent camera and and internet capabilities as standard. Most people now have the capability of a mobile broadcasting unit in their pocket. Everyone’s a photographer and a photojournalist.
Before this advance in digital technology, any newsworthy images would have been taken by seasoned professionals who would have abided by their own ethical standards. The tabloids would also have had a loyal readership, so the need for sensationalism was not as paramount.Read More