Presentation of the FourCorners.io project by David Campbell (World Press Foundation), Fred Ritchin (International Centre of Photography) and Jonathan Worth (Open Lab, Newcastle University) at the World Press Photo Awards in Amsterdam 2016.
Where do we go from here?
A wake-up call for visual journalism in the “post-factual” era
By Fred Ritchin,
In the wake of the hate-filled elections in the United States, the president-elect and many of his followers have continued their blistering attacks on media and other “elites” while dismissing facts as impediments to their own particular constructions of reality. (This president-elect’s background as a media invention emerging from the peculiar unreality of “reality television” is pertinent here.) This follows the disconnect that saw nearly all … [read on over at Witness]