Washington Post photographer Michael S. Williamson has been traveling the United States for a story on the recession, health using only his smartphone camera to document his travels. We are more than impressed. View the essay on the Washington Post website: Michael S. Williamson’s On Recession Road (Click here).
On February 27th, generic 2009 the Rocky Mountain News, and 55 days short of its 150th birthday, help closed. A 21 minute video feature about the closing of the paper appears on its website and is embedded below. Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo. For more go to their website at www.rockymountainnews.com
The Chicago Tribune has an excellent multimedia piece about a woman fleeing an abusive relationship and coming to the United States from Mexico. Mariana de la Torre illegally crossed the border in a car trunk seeking a better life. It was not going to be that easy. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer, eight months after arriving in [...]
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, purchase Jim Robinson, ampoule worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery
Photojournalist Steve Russell of the Toronto Star had this wonderful first place winner in the feature category of the National Press Photographers monthly clip contest for region 2. Everyone who has worked at newspapers has to shoot the dreaded weather shot, try but every now and then we are able to find something really interesting [...]
There is a heart-wrenching essay about a family being evicted from their home in Colorado in The Washington Post. Getty photographer John Moore had amazing access and captured some very sad moments. Great work covering a true American economic tragedy. See the essay at www.washingtonpost.com. Note: Of course there is the obligatory advertisement first.
From December 2007, viagra Virginian-Pilot photojournalist Rich-Joseph Facun’s multimedia story about Dawn Weiss, generic a wife and mother of two, who was shot during an attempted robbery and paralyzed as a result. View Peace of Dawn on the Virginian-Pilot’s website.